• Short Summary

    California. Forest Fires wreck havoc and a B 70 bomber survives bad landing after a test flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News From America.

    United States of America (USA).

    Napa Valley, California. Forest Fires wreck havoc.

    LV Trees and brush burning in the Napa Valley . GV House burning. GV Another house burning furiously. LV The house practically demolished burning. CU Scorched earth. Pan up to the burnt out remains of Tubbs Mansion. GV The remains of the mansion.

    Palmdale, California. A B 70 bomber survives a bad landing after a test flight.

    GV The American B-70 Bomber taxiing out at Palmdale. LV Air Force people watching. GV As the B70 takes off. LV Pan as it goes low over the airfield with small jet spotter planes alongside. GV Air to air. The B-70 in flight. LS From behind showing the six engines. SV the six engines. CU ditto. GV Air to air. The B-70 with its landing gear still stuck down. CU A airman on the airfield watching. GV As the plane comes in to land. LV Pan as it touches down locked brakes cause a tyre to burst and it bursts into flames. LV Pan the B-70 taxiing with flames still coming from tyre.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:33:00 / 01:53:25:00

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