• Short Summary

    British footballers leave for Rio.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    LV. Towards, England football players walking to aircraft. SV. Press, pan to national team. CU. The Captain, Billy Wright of Wolves. SV. Officials giving out passports. CU. Hand putting passport into pocket, pan up to Hughes of Liverpool. CU. Nicholson of Tottenham Hotspur taking photographs. CU. England badge on blazer, pan up to Watson of Sunderland. Jack Milburn and Stanley Mortensen looking at Plaque on side of plane & MV. CU. Plaque on plane "Bandierente" (Pan American Airway). CU. Wolverhampton Wanderers badge on blazer, pan up to Williams. SV. Press. MV. Players walking up gangway to plane, & SV. CU. Two stewardesses waving. SV. Plane taxiing away.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1472.17
    Media URN:
    48038
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:57:00 / 01:34:42:00
    Canister:
    50/50

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Hughes" is Laurie Hughes.

    "Nicholson" is Bill Nicholson.

    "Watson" is Willie Watson.

    "Jack Milburn" is far better known as Jackie Milburn.

    "Williams" is Bert Williams.

    "Plane taxiing away" - the plane is a Lockheed L-049 Constellation, Reg. No. PP-PCF.




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