STK-ID 2618

Australian Plane Service Opened (Vancouver, 00/10/1946): shot of Australian National Airways DC-6 landing in the distance, taxiing as dignitaries wait. Sequence on minister of Transport CD Howe and others greeting plane crew and Australian dignitaries. Shots of passengers coming off aircraft, of crew posing for picture by aircraft. LS of group, Vancouver Airport Terminal in background. LAMS of Australian flag. Brief shots of speeches by CD Howe, by Commander of flight. Shot of CD Howe shaking hands with members of crew. Various shots of DC-6, men preparing to service plane. Shot of crew posing.


Excerpt from
Australian Plane Service Opened / Christmas Turkeys
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio