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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the Avro-Napier long-range Bomber and aerial views from the plane.

  • Description

    The Avro-Napier long-range Bomber - the largest single engined plane in the world.

    Plane moves past camera towards hanger. Men climb out of the plane and down a ladder. C/U of nose of plane. Men measure the propeller blades. Propeller starts to spin. C/U of propeller in motion. Titles give lots of facts and figures about the plane. Men run along with the plane as it takes off and flies into the distance. (Note: looks like another story has been spliced on at this point). Short shot of a plane with words "Imperial Airways" visible on side. Southend: aerial shot of the town, Clacton, Felixstowe, Gorleston and Lowestoft. Short shot of passengers in aircraft. Shot of Scarborough from land and then from the air. The Junior Flying Scotsman in Berwick-upon-Tweed seen from the air. Shot of plane from the ground. Dunbar - the "real" Flying Scotsman. Edinburgh from the air.

    Pathe Pictorial item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    842.26
    Media URN:
    14580
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:50:00 / 02:00:36:00
    Canister:
    EP 040

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