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HEADLINES FROM THE PATHE NEWSDESK
THE RADIO PROXIMITY FUSE BOMB
Location unknown. (Close up shot of radio proximity fuse. Men fixing radio proximity fuses to undercarriage of Thunderbolt's wings. Close up shot of three RPF's. Thunderbolt firing the rockets containing RPF's - diagram.) - MISSING SEQUENCE
Several shots of fitting the RPF's to nose of bombs. Shot of shrapnel bomb bursting. Close up shot of bombs leaving the bomb bay. Fragmentation bombs bursting over the sea.
PARADE OF CHILDREN'S FASHIONS - COMMENTS BY PETULA CLARK
London. Close up shot of young singer Petula Clark who comments the children fashion show in Dorchester Hotel, London. Good shots of very young children acting as mannequins and displaying new fashions.
KING GEORGE V GRAVING DOCK
Southampton, Hampshire. Good shot of the ship Queen Elizabeth with smoking funnels. Good pictures of water entering the graving dock King George V - the largest graving dock in the world. Queen Elizabeth being towed into graving dock by tugs. Dock workers hauling the ropes of the ship. The ship in the graving dock. Men painting the ship. Man at the controls of the graving dock pumps. Good pictures of the bow and the three anchors forward. The propellors of the ship - men working on it. Good travelling shot of the ship in dry dock.
AIR SPEED RECORD
Herne Bay, Kent. Close up shot of piece of paper with typed letters "Flash - Air Speed Record - Wilson has Broken the Record - His Speed was 606 m.p.h." Several shots of the Gloster Meteor Jet plane breaking the air speed record. Small crowd following the plane in the sky. Anglers looking up to the sky. Close up shot of cod fish with open mouth. The photographic recording machine in operation. The plane and ground crew. Eric Greenwood congratulates Group Captain Wilson. Group Captain Wilson speaking (natural sound). The two men shake hands. The plane and ground crew. Group captain Willson broke the record.
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