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First Pictures. "Flying Enterprise" on Tow

Series

Series Name
British Paramount News

Issue

Issue No.
2177
Date Released
10 Jan 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1First Pictures. "Flying Enterprise" on Tow
  2. 2Springboks Beat England
  3. 3Finland Inaugurates Olympic Year
  4. 4Winston Gets Terrific Welcome

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
Summary
Paramount Cameraman Ronald Read flies over American merchant ship as it was being towed to Falmouth with Captain aboard. Captain of US destroyer which stood by Flying Enterprise pays glowing tribute to Captain Carlsen. Captain’s parents fly from Denmark, ready to greet heroic son.
Local distribution only
British Paramount News Special
Keywords
Ships and boats; Aviation; Newspapers; Accidents and disasters; Military; Newsreels
Library number
20077
Length of story (in feet)
181

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Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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