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Heathrow - The Early Years

Synopsis
Three films capturing the earliest days of Heathrow airport, released to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the airport’s opening in 1946.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2006
Year of production
1946
Subjects
Aviation; Technology
Keywords
aeroplanes; airports; civil aviation; Heathrow airport

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
56 minutes
Year
2006

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
56 minutes
Year
2006

Sections

Title
London Airport
Synopsis
Looks at the construction of Heathrow airport and facilities in 1949.

Title
Air-Crossroads London
Synopsis
Highlights including following a BEA departure and visists to BEA and BOAC engineering facilities.

Title
Wings over the World
Synopsis
Features a range of early airliners at Heathrow as well as previews of the Comet and Viscount.

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

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