• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include a botanists examining wheat and the latest technology in aeroplane training.

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    Full titles read: "CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF"

    L/S's of men and women in white uniforms examining wheat in a large crop field in Saratay in the Soviet Union. The commentator says that the work is being carried out with the objective of "growing new types of wheat, and at all times, both day and night, the work of inspection goes on." L/S's of botanists at work in the fields under artificial lighting after dark.

    Brief story about a novelty idea from the owner of a coffee stall. M/S of the owner walking out of his shop with a tray with coffee and cakes on. He holds the tray in front of a young women who sits with her window down in her car. She picks up a spoon and puts a some sugar into her tea.

    M/S of a man climbing into a a small dummy plane in a testing laboratory in Oakland, California, in the United States of America. M/S's of the plane moving around on its fixed base. The commentator says that the pilots are "taught to fly blind in a miniature plane with all the controls found on a large regulation craft, and the course is recorded by a special machine on a map." M/S of a man recording the information at desk. L/S's of a real plane flying in the sky. The commentator says that the plane is directed purely by radio. L/S of the large aeroplane landing.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:44:00 / 01:58:23:00
    PT 406

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