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  • Short Summary

    A demonstration flight of the aircraft "Britannia" for Lufthansa in Hamburg.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Hamburg, Germany

    LS The BOAC / British Overseas Airways Corporation, turboprop "Britannia" taxiing. MS Bat man flagging the plane in. MS Propellors spinning. CU Unknown personality. LS Tail plane of Britannia bearing insignia "Bristol Britannia". MS Personalities shaking hands. MS Nose of Britannia. LS People boarding plane. CU View of engine from plane interior during lift off. LS Plane taking off on its demonstration flight for Lufthansa (flying at superspeed from Hamburg to Bremen and back in less than 30 minutes). CU Engine during flight, through porthole. MS In pilot's cabin. MS Steward and stewardess serving. (2 shots). CU Propellor spinning during flight. MS Steward pouring drinks. MS Personalities drinking and chatting in plane. (2 shots).

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 22/03/1956.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:00:48:00
    UN 2823 B

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