• Short Summary

    Plane production reaches new peak. New mass-production fighter shows amazing speed.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain Takes Lead in Plane Output

    Gloucester Aircraft Company Working Full Capacity. Gloucester, England Gen. view pan of nearly-finished planes lined up in Factory. Semi view line of unfinished planes. Long view engines. 2 Long views of men working on plane. Semi view men in fuselage. Semi view men working on engine. Semi view line of unfinished planes. Gen. view pan lines of unfinished planes.

    Good Scenes.

    Gen. view pan of nearly-finished planes lined up in Factory.

    New Fighter, Martin Baker, Shows it's Phenomenal Speed. Heston, England Gen. view of plane on ground. CU prop pan to undercarriage. CU machine-gun ports in wings. CU pilot in cockpit. CU pilot in cockpit. Gen. view pan Martin Baker takes off. Gen. view pan of plane twice round drome at speed. Semi view plane past at speed. CU Mr. J.Martin. CU plane past at speed. Long view plane towards & over camera..at speed..blacks out.

    Good Scenes.

    Track towards Baker, Francis & Martin. Gen. & semi views of Martin Baker on ground. CU pan prop turning. Semi view pilot into cockpit & cover down. Var. pan shots of Martin Baker flying at great speed. Gen. view Martin Baker landing..pan. Semi view plane towards taxiing. Semi view pilot in cockpit.

    Airforce - Active; Aviation; Industries, Trades and Crafts; Great Britain
    Background: Plane production reaches new peak. New mass-production fighter shows amazing speed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZEEDST4S8JJ91N7KS27TX7RT
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZEEDST4S8JJ91N7KS27TX7RT
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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