• Short Summary

    First Pictures of Vickers Supermarine 'Spitfire I', World's Fastest Aircraft & Speech by Sir Kingsley Wood.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Spitfire Puts R.A.F. One Up

    ENGLAND: Southampton:
    Semi view 'Spitfire' on ground. CU pilot on plane. Shot towards 'Spitfire' taxiing. Gen. view pan 'Spitfire' takes off. Air view & CU 'Spitfire' manoeuvring. Pan plane at speed. CU over camera. Gen view 'Spitfire' flying past another plane. Air view 'Spitfire' at speed towards & past. gen. view 'Spitfire' at speed towards & past. Gen. view 'Spitfire' rolling. CU 'Spitfire' in air. Pan 'Spitfire' rolling.

    Good Scenes. Var. good shots of 'Spitfire' taking off & landing.

    Speech by Sir Kingsley Wood. Semi CU Sir Kingsley Wood seated at desk talking.

    Sound Effects. Sir K. Wood appeals for everybody interested to make applications immediately for the Air Force.

    Good Scenes. Long view & CU Sir Kingsley Wood seated desk..silent.

    Speech by Sir Kingsley Wood Good Scenes. Semi view, nearer semi view, semi CU & CU of Sir Kingsley Wood seated at desk talking.

    Sound Effects. Sir Kingsley Wood makes appeal for 31,000 men for the Royal Air Force, and says that not only is it a good opportunity to serve their country but they will get the best training in skilled trades.

    Airforce - Active; Personalities - Politicians; Sir Kingsley Wood (1881-1943), Great Britain
    Background: First Pictures of Vickers Supermarine 'Spitfire I', World's Fastest Aircraft & Speech by Sir Kingsley Wood.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6K8AKTYUBC7K40V741K7R1ABW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6K8AKTYUBC7K40V741K7R1ABW
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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