• Short Summary

    Military hovercraft are put on display at show for foreign officers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Solent. Hovercraft's Great Show".

    Solent, Hampshire.

    GV The SRN 5 and 6 Hovercrafts coming towards beach carrying troops. LV As first one comes up beach. LV Pan as second one comes up beach.

    CU Lord Louis Mountbatten watching. GV Troops getting out of Hovercraft. SV Ditto. LV Crowd watching. CU Oriental man watching. SV Troops getting out of Hovercraft. GV As they form into groups for firing mortars. CU As they fire mortar.

    GV As the world's largest Hovercraft, the SRN 3 comes up on beach. CU Ditto. CU Australian Air force man. LV Land rover and trailer is unloaded from SRN 3.

    Air view as two more craft come up onto beach. SV French officers looking.

    SV Pan Earl Mountbatten goes aboard the SRN 5. SV Officers at controls. LV As the craft lifts on its cushion, and goes down the beach. CU American Officer. LV As Hovercraft goes out to sea.

    GV The SRN 3 comes towards camera. LV Pan as it goes down beach and out to sea. SV Foreign Army officer watching. GV Formation of four Hovercraft at sea. SV Foreign army officers watching. GV A formation display of all SRNs at sea.

    (Orig Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:51:00 / 01:33:58:00

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