• Short Summary

    Viscount plane, first of 6 ordered by Australians is named 'John Batman' at a short ceremony.

  • Description

    Hurn, England.

    GV people around aircraft. CU crowd watching. SCU man talking at mike. CU workers. CU Sir Thomas White, High Commissioner for Australia, talking. BCU White speaking. SV side shot, nose of plane "Sir John Batman". CU Sir Thomas White accepting chalice and throws champagne at plane. Hands it back to Sir George Edwards, Managing Director of Vickers Amstrong Aircraft Ltd.. SV side shot, plane. CU workers. LV Sir Thomas standing by plane holding chalice. SV plane, pan along its length.

    (F.G.) (Orig.F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    176.15
    Media URN:
    29639
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:50:00 / 01:25:05:00
    Canister:
    54/58

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