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  • Description

    1.
    CU RAF flag extended in breeze.
    2 ft

    2.
    SV Building with sign: RAF Negombo Staging Post
    5 ft

    3.
    SV Commanding officer (?)
    8 ft

    4.
    SV Plane rolling to standstill
    15 ft

    5.
    LS People down gangway
    17

    6.
    SV Woman & children walking from plane
    20 ft

    7.
    MV Troops down gangway
    22 ft

    8.
    SV Troops into truck
    25 ft

    9.
    MV Refuelling tanker up into
    28 ft

    10.
    SV Officers watching. Pan to jets of aircraft.
    32 ft

    11.
    LS Plane being refuelled.
    40 ft

    12.
    SV Women (Nurses?) checking list.
    43 ft

    13.
    MV Troops into transport plane.
    45 ft

    14.
    CU Officer
    47 ft

    15.
    SV Officer into plane
    51 ft

    16.
    LS Plane taking off
    56 ft

    17.
    CU Sign: RAF Negombo, Main Guardroom
    59 ft

    18.
    MV Guardroom.
    60 ft

    19.
    SV Officer talking to airmen in front of guardroom
    63 ft

    20.
    LS Huts amongst palm trees.
    66 ft

    21.
    SV Palm trees
    70 ft

    22.
    LS Huts amongst palm trees.
    73 ft

    23.
    SV Palm trees
    74 ft

    24.
    MV Sign: RAF Police Auxiliaries, Ceylon, Training H.Q. Pan to local people working amongst palm trees.
    80 ft

    25.
    CU Moving stores.
    84 ft

    26.
    CU RAF woman checking stores.
    86 ft

    27.
    SV RAF equipment into lorry.
    89 ft

    28.
    LS Lorry & ambulance away.
    96 ft

    29.
    SV Radio officer receiving message.
    98 ft

    30.
    SV Men through undergrowth
    102 ft

    31.
    MV Men through bush towards camera, now carrying stretcher.
    107 ft

    32.
    LS Hospital with ambulance in front.
    117 ft

    33.
    Nurse & doctors round of wards in hospital (3 different shots)
    135 ft

    34.
    MV Officer on bike leaves cycle compound (?)
    138 ft

    35.
    MV Man puts baby boy on bike.
    144 ft

    36.
    MV Women & children standing outside building.
    149 ft

    37.
    CU Women looking at magazines.
    152 ft

    38.
    CV Children leaving school, many on bikes.
    156 ft

    39.
    CU Man
    159 ft

    40.
    Swimming baths; children & adults bathing & relaxing (4 different shots)
    175 ft

    41.
    Yachting (7 different shots)
    195 ft



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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4OPC6MCPUADH6PUVKHHJODUO5
    Media URN:
    VLVA4OPC6MCPUADH6PUVKHHJODUO5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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