Jack Hawkins is John Mitchell, a test pilot with more than his mortgage on his mind! An Ealing production with many well known British faces of the 1950's including Elizabeth Sellars, John Stratton, Victor Maddern, Lionel Jeffries, Megs Jenkins and Donald Pleasence. Oh yes and one Bristol Freighter Type 170 Mark 11A G-AIFV flown by Charles Helliwell. Directed by Charles Crichton.
This short film from the mid 1950s explains British aviation missteps including the Saunders Roe Princess Flying Boat, Bristol Brabazon and SR-177. It also shows the Vickers Viscount, Bristol Britannia and Comet airliners.
A visit to the Anthony Lawler airline display model collection. In this video clip Anthony presents the following models: 1928 Lufthansa Bremen, Handley Page Herald from the Estate of Sir Reginald Ansett (aircraft has his initials), Canadian Pacific Air Lines Bristol Britannia (Westway Models), Skywest Saunders ST-27, Imperial Airways post WWII Shorts Flying Boat, and a large scale De Havilland Heron. Henry Tenby of http://www.AircraftDisplayModels.com was fortunate enough to be hosted for an exclusive tour of the Anthony Lawler aircraft display model collection in May, 2013.