• Short Summary

    Aeroline as Argentinas, Argentines national airline, will be the first to operate jet airliners in South America.

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    Opening LS: Front of Rio's international airport



    LS: inside airport building, public awaiting Comets arrival



    Camera pan on public waiting for aircraft on buildings veranda



    Comet makes low passage over airstrip



    Girls looking up to aircraft



    Aircraft landing, comes to a stop



    Various shots of aircraft, also of planes name: LAS TRES MARIAS (The 3 Maries, named after Christopher Columbus I 3 America discovering ships)



    Two girls looking at aircraft, two shots



    Overshot: aircraft in LS.



    Two girls board aircraft for demonstration flight



    Several airborne shots over Rio. (Very high, may not register)



    Various shots inside plane.



    Girls descending from aircraft after demonstration flight



    Aircraft taking off, came pan with it, final part of shot showing brazilian flag in foreground with COMET 4 disappearing in distance.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Aeroline as Argentinas, Argentines national airline, will be the first to operate jet airliners in South America. The first aircraft, a COMET 4, arrived at Rio's international airport on April 3, on it's way to BA, for a demonstration flight.

    Thus, south america airlines, have ingressed into the jet age. Among brazilian airlines soon to receive jets are VARIG which will operate Boeig 707 and the french CARAVELIE, and REAL, soon to operate Convairs 880.

    AA (Aeroline as Argentinas) best the other south america companies by receiving their first jet, will operate several more of De Havillands famous aircraft. With it, AA will operate to the US and to Europe, present flight times will be cut almost by 50%.

    This story was shot on Dupont 930 negative, good light conditions.

    Scenes shot.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBF3PHM8KFU0TQSYGBTL3QECL
    Media URN:
    VLVABBF3PHM8KFU0TQSYGBTL3QECL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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