• Short Summary

    RAF Night fighters in Middle East.

  • Description

    EGYPT: Alexandria:
    EXT
    Pilots walking towards their beds.
    Pilots making up beds outside their tents.
    Pilot walks out of tent, starts undressing.
    One climbs into bed under mosquito net,
    Various shots of pilots in beds, under mosquito nets

    Dusk
    GV sunset over tents
    Pan to air crews working on Hurricane plane, loading up ammunition and petrol
    GV Sunset as sun disappears below horizon

    Night.
    CU. Operator at Locator turning dial.
    CU. dial, pan to telephone (ringing) and hand lifts receiver.
    CU. man answering phone
    Man talking on phone as officer comes into picture and picks up second receiver..
    Pilot picking up phone in tent
    Squadron out of their hammocks running towards plane.
    Pilot comes to C.O. for orders.
    Pilot climbs into plane cockpit
    C.O. giving orders through microphone.
    Pilot in cockpit (very dark shot)
    Propellor starts turning Pan as plane taxis
    Hurricane rises into air PAN

    Dawn
    GV sunrise.
    R.A.F. colours are hoisted up mast.

    POV TRACKING SHOT (from on-board plane) of two Hurricanes taking off, both rise off ground and pass over tents below.

    KW: WWII / Middle East
    Background: RAF Night fighters in Middle East.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEPP64BEUS5M3FEIMH55GW6M6W
    Media URN:
    VLVAEPP64BEUS5M3FEIMH55GW6M6W
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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