• Short Summary

    Pilots and other British military personnel get their hands on the automatic weapon known as the Lewis Gun to see how it works

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Aerial Gunnery

    ENGLAND:
    EXT

    MAIN TITLE

    (7ft)


    LV. Biplanes on airfield - propellers spinning.

    (16ft)


    LV. Air Force personnel sitting at table, putting bullets into gun magazines.

    (26ft)


    CU. Bullets being put into magazine.

    (45ft)


    LV. Airman manipulation Lewis gun.

    (56ft)


    LV. Gunner climbs into cockpit of biplane & practises manipulating Lewis gun.

    (90ft)

    munitions weaponry, loading rounds, practice, mounting, Great War, First World War, war, World War I, WWI, Royal Air Force, weapons
    Background: Pilots and other British military personnel get their hands on the automatic weapon known as the Lewis Gun to see how it works

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA89OE4825327O5EE2S4YOVU930
    Media URN:
    VLVA89OE4825327O5EE2S4YOVU930
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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