• Short Summary

    Good story about Jet airliners - the Boeing 707 and the De Havilland Comet IV.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Jet Rivals".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    GV The Boeing 707 airliner coming along runway towards camera at New York's International Airport. SV Crowd of airport workers watching. GV The Boeing 707 stationery on tarmac with crowds around it. CU The nose of the Boeing 707. CU One of the jet engines. CU The multiple silencers. GV The side of the Boeing 707. LV Interior of the aircraft showing rows of seats. GV Elevated, the aircraft stationary on tarmac.

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    GV The new De Havilland Comet IV on tarmac at Hatfield. SV Interior of Comet IV with passengers seated and stewardess coming towards camera. She stops and starts to give something to passengers. GV The Comet IV taking off from Hatfield pan with it into back view. SV From inside Comet IV of the runway speeding by. CU Pilot and co-pilot seated at control panel. CU Pilot at controls. Aerial views From Comet, of countryside. SV Interior of Comet, the passengers seated, Stewardess with tray. CU One of the stewardesses with a steward in the galley. GV From Comet of countryside, with Comet wing in foreground.

    CU Woman combing her hair in front of mirror in washroom. Air to air view of the Comet. SV Interior of Comet, steward pouring out champagne into glasses in tray held by stewardess. CU Glasses on tray with drinks being poured into them, pan up to steward's face. CU Stewardess offering drinks to passengers. CU Glass on arm of one of the seats. SV From Comet of the starboard wing. CU Male and female passengers sitting on seat, they let the seat down, pan down to their feet which are on rests. GV of clouds, from Comet's window. CU Pilot at controls. CU Another member of the crew at the controls. GV Air to air, Comet in flight.
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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:55:00 / 01:51:46:00

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