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Film Title: ARGENTINA BUYS BRITISH Play Clip:  ARGENTINE BUY BRITISH

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Card Title: "ARGENTINE BUY BRITISH"
Location: Belfast, London and Poole
Date: 24/12/1945
Length: 128 secs
Story Number: 46170
Description: Shipping Lines of Argentina have purchased four Sunderland Flying Boats and Chairman Senor Dodero inspects them at Belfast. At the Savoy Hotel, London, Charles Ruel says goodbye, the pageboy has been given a job in Buenos Aires. The newly christened 'Argentina' takes off from Poole Harbour with Senor and Senora Dodero and Ruel aboard.
Shot List.: CUT STORY: BELFAST - GV Short's Aircraft Works, with Sunderland Flying Boat in background. MS Sunderland Flying Boat. MS Senora Dodero looking at plane from a distance. Inside plane Senor Dodero and his wife seated, alighting and exit, is printed "Argentina". Senora christens flying boat, bottle breaks and boat begins to move, cut-in of crowd. GV of flying boat in water.
LONDON - GV main entrance of Savoy Hotel, a lad, Charles Ruel, shakes hands with the button boys, gets into taxi and drives off. Ruel is in "civvies".
POOLE HARBOUR - All the above mentioned board launch and go out to the "Argentina". Ruel is dressed as button boy. Boarding flying boat. Flying boat taxies, takes off and in flight to finish.
Keywords: Buildings, Aviation, Personalities, Towns and Cities, Water , Mankind , Countries - Northern Ireland, Nationaltities - Argentinians
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