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  1. Scientists Probe Comet Mystery

    Date released
    25 Jan 1954
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    2390
    NoS ID
    044805
    Story no
    8 / 8
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet, 1 cameraman dope sheet, 1 ephemera, 1 shot list

    Bodies and belongings picked up on scene of Comet crash are brought ashore for examination. Farnborough Royal Aircraft Establishment puts a Comet through vibration tests. Hatfield Test Pilot Cunningham takes...

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  2. Halley’s Comet: The Apparition (1985 Video)

    Subject
    Astronomy
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.

    Deals with the imminent return of Halley’s comet which was due (during winter 1985-6) to make its closest approach to earth since 1910. Describes how Edmund Halley discovered the comet in 1682 and looks at...

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  3. European space probe Giotto to pass Halley’s Comet in 1986 (1984)

    Genre
    News report; Interview

    The European Space Agency is getting ready to launch its Giotto space probe for the arrival of Halley’s Comet. Dave Dale, project manager at the Agency, says other countries will lend their help to study...

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  4. Morning Call Archive No.18: A selection of interviews: Patrick Moore; Clare Francis. Living in the 17th Century Exhibition - nd [1985]

    Morning Call Archive No.18: A selection of interviews from Radio Victory’s Morning Call series, compiled as an archive reel by the station. TRACKS 1-3 PATRICK MOORE. Describes Saturn as seen through...

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  5. Sylvia

    Date
    8 Aug 2014, 09:26
    Author
    Sergio Angelini
    Post Type
    BUFVC Review

    2007. Opus Arte. DVD (all regions). 117 minutes. £24.99 Also available to rent via Digital Theatre. About the reviewers: Dr Claire Brock is  Lecturer in English, University of Leicester. Dr Brock’s...

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  6. News Briefs: Comet Crash

    Date released
    3 Nov 1952
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1222
    NoS ID
    018166
    Story no
    2 / 6

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: News Briefs - Comet Crash. DESCRIPTION: At Rome’s Ciampino Airfield, where the Comet, carrying 36 passengers and a crew of six, pancaked at its take-off. SHOTLIST: SCU of crashed...

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  7. The Comet IV Flies

    Date released
    1 May 1958
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1508A
    NoS ID
    022355
    Story no
    3 / 9

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Comet IV Flies. DESCRIPTION: The new ‘Comet IV’, with de Havilland’s chief test pilot, Group Captain John Cunningham, made its first flight, from Hatfield. This jet airliner is...

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  8. The Comet Test

    Date released
    25 Oct 1954
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1325
    NoS ID
    019617
    Story no
    5 / 8

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Comet Test. DESCRIPTION: The most intensive probes into the Comet disasters have been carried out at the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough. One of them involved the...

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  9. Comet’s Triumphant Return

    Date released
    2 Jan 1956
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    2592
    NoS ID
    046289
    Story no
    6 / 6

    Comet III completes 30,000 mile round-world proving flight. Hatfield Fifty-four pressmen take ninety minute flight in Comet over Southern England.

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  10. The Comet Down Under

    Date released
    12 Dec 1955
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1384
    NoS ID
    020574
    Story no
    3 / 4

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Comet III Arrives in Australia. DESCRIPTION: The end of a fine flight, the Comet III comes in to land at Mascot Airfield, Sydney, after its twelve thousand mile journey from London....

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