• Short Summary

    A Vulcan bomber landing in Richmond, Australia after flying 20 hours from Lincolnshire.

  • Description

    Vulcan's Wonder Record. Sydney, Australia.

    L/S of Vulcan bomber in the distance in the sky coming in to land. L/S of airfield with people waiting for Vulcan is in centre of picture. Group of RAF (Royal Air Force) officers L/S of airfield as Vulcan taxis across runway with parachute on tail to slow it down parachute breaks open. M/S of Vulcan camera pans with it as it comes to rest. M/S of Vulcan as it slowly turns on runway. C/U of nose of Vulcan C/U of chief of R.A.F. bomber command Sir Kenneth cross greeting Squadron leader Beavis.

    M/S group of officers standing round the Vulcan with pressman. M/S group of officers one is still climbing in plane. C/U (library footage) of two fliers previous to their flight in 1919 Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith. C/U Ditto. M/S as they climb aboard their Vicker Vimy aircraft. L/S of their plane as it is about to take off. C/U place as it moves across rough airfield. C/U rear view of plane as it is about to take off. M/S of plane as it becomes airborne. M/S of the two pilots in a group of people being presented with a cheque by the late Billy Hughes. L/S of Vulcan bomber in flight.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:30:00 / 01:27:03:00

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