Decade in the Air (1955) B&W
short film about the achievements and functions of ICAO during
its first decade, 1945-55. Lots of footage of period airliners,
including Australia which played an important part in the formation
and early years of ICAO.
The Air Age: The First 50 years of flying
(1953) B&W 22 min
film summarising the first 50 years of flying, particularly in
the USA. Lots of interesting and historic footage of civil and
Tomorrow By Air (c.1948) B&W 20 min
in the British Empire from the beginning to the verge of the jet
age. Features historic footage from the '30s, particularly the
Empire Flying Boats, and post-war airliner developments including
the SARO Princess and Bristol Brabazon.