• Short Summary

    Good item about RAF men training in swimming pool at base in Cranwell, Lincolnshire.

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    Dinghy Drill at RAF base in Cranwell, Lincolnshire.

    L/S Men jumping into swimming pool. L/S Three men in water swimming up to rubber dinghies folded up. C/U Man unscrewing valve of rubber dinghy. M/S Men in water rubber dinghies fully blown up. M/S R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) Boys looking on. L/S Men in rubber dinghies. C/U Man in rubber dinghy, holding hand pump which is blowing air into dinghy & M/S Man in rubber dinghy holding hand pump which is blowing air into dinghy. M/S Man in rubber dinghy fixing waterproof cape over it.

    M/S Man in dinghy. Taking tin of sardines out of small pack then putting mackintosh cover over dinghy C/U Mans hand fixing mackintosh over dinghy. M/S Men fixing four hand paddles to hands. L/S Three men in dinghy paddling with hands. L/S R.A.F. lads jumping into swimming pool. C/U Two R.A.F. Men watching. L/S R.A.F. boys in water they have a big rubber dinghy which they turn over the right way up. MS. R.A.F. lads clambering onto rubber dinghy. C/U R.A.F. lad watching. L/S Lads in rubber dinghy patting each others backs which they do to keep blood circulation going.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:29:00 / 01:21:38:00
    NP 484

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