• Short Summary

    Carole Carr shows her collection of model aircraft in her Chelsea home.

  • Description

    Chelsea, London

    M/S of famous singer Carole Carr playing piano. M/S of the black concert piano covered with models of planes. C/U shot of Miss Carr's hands as she plays. Cut to a C/U shot of her face. M/S of Ms Carr taking one of the little planes in her hands.

    Carole Carr is a passionate collector of model aircraft - voiceover reveals. "The collection was started when, as Forces Sweetheart, Carole was presented with a model 'Canberra' by a sailor who made it from odd bits of wood."

    M/S of the two model aeroplanes sitting next to a lamp. M/S of Carole Carr walking across the room to sit on the sofa. Room seems to be covered in aeroplanes: on the piano, coffee table, next to the lamp, everywhere. M/S of Miss Carr sitting on the sofa flicking through the pages of a large book. High angle shot of the book in one hand and a little black aeroplane in another.

    High angle shot of the planes on the coffee table. C/U of Ms Carr holding a model of the plane in her hands, looking at it. C/U shot of another plane on the stand. "The hobby brings her into contact with many famous flying personalities - her model of the 'Comet 1', for example being presented to her by Test Pilot / Group Captain Cunningham, the first man to fly the plane." - informs the voiceover.

    M/S of Carole Carr sitting on the sofa, holding the plane in her hands, looking at it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    37.24
    Media URN:
    1192
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1955
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:30:00 / 01:53:45:00
    Canister:
    CP 051

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Test Pilot/Group Captain Cunningham" is the famous WWII fighter ace Group Captain John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham.

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  2. TinaFLacey says

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