• Short Summary

    Rusty the Alsatian trains to recover black box in air crashes. Farnborough, Hampshire.

  • Description

    No title - Dogs trained to recover black box in air crashes. Farnborough, Hampshire.

    Various library shots of an air crash. Various shots salvage team looking for black box. M/S Fred Jones and Bill Reid with Rusty the Alsatian at Accident Research Station at Farnborough, pan down to dog. C/U Fred Jones who is in charge of the accident research. C/U Bill Reid, dog trainer. C/U Rusty barking. M/S Fred Jones painting three items for Rusty to find. C/U items being painted with liquid. C/U Rusty looking. M/S Fred Jones as he throws one part into a large pile of wreckage. M/S Jones throwing another part. C/U as he throws a small canister painted with the liquid into the wreckage.

    M/S as Rusty sets off into wreckage to find the parts. C/U Rusty searching. M/S as Rusty returns with the first part and hands it to his trainer. C/U as Rusty runs past camera for the next piece. M/S Rusty searching. C/U Rusty picking up the large piece of metal. C/U third piece burning. M/S as Rusty walks towards the fire and starts to paw the small canister out of the fire. C/U Rusty pulling out the third piece from the fire. He attempts to pick it up with his mouth but it is hot. M/S as instructor comes into picture and attempts to pick up canister but then drops it. M/S trainer and Rusty walk over to Fred Jones with the third piece, which they put onto the ground. C/U Rusty barking.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:02:19:00

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