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  • Short Summary

    Extensive footage of reconnaissance and jet aircraft on and flying over the flight deck.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Somewhere at sea.

    MS Radar reconnaissance plane landing on the deck of the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Sarratoga, then taking off again immediately. MS Reconnaissance plane landing on deck. LS A jet fighter taking off from deck. Various shots, jet fighters landing and taking off from the deck. High shot, LS jet fighter landing on carrier. High shot, jet fighter landing after long approach. MS Two fighters on deck, one takes off. Various good shots, Navy jets being prepared for take off on flight deck, and taking off. Sea to air, two jets flying past. LS Small bomb explosion in the sea. Various shots, planes on flight deck and taking off. CU Pilot waiting on control tower balcony. MS Pilots in flying gear on the escalator on board ship. MS The control tower of the USS Sarratoga with radar installations. Various shots, adjusting catapults before take-off. MS Catapult officer signalling. MS Pilot climbing into his aircraft cockpit. Low angle, the control tower of the Sarratoga. LS Planes on flight deck. MS A navy helicopter taking off. Various shots, planes taxiing on flight deck. CU Catapult officer waving to Pilot Lt Bill McMurry in his cockpit. Various shots, catapult officer directing planes and men. Various shots, planes on flight deck. Aerial shots, Sarratoga at sea. CU Pilot in cockpit of plane flying over the sea. Aerial shot, USS Sarratoga. Various shots, planes flying over. Sea to air, MS Helicopter and reconnaissance plane. LS Helicopter flying over sea. CU Nose of aircraft, with wing tips raised.

    Note: Off cuts and unused shots.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:17:00 / 01:27:52:00
    UN 4145 A

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