• Short Summary

    RAF helps to supply snowbound villages in North of Scotland.

  • Description

    Villages of North Scotland.

    GV. Aircraft carrier "Glory". Snow covered mountains in background. STV. Helicopter takes off from HMS "Glory", pan with helicopter as it flies along length of aircraft carrier and in land over snow covered countryside. LV. HMS "Urchin" (frigate laying off shore). CU. Signaller working lamp on HMS "Glory". GV. HMS "Urchin" replying. SV. Helicopter being serviced on deck of HMS "Glory". SCU. Fuel pipe being take from helicopter. Angle shot, white ensign. SV. Helicopter taking off. LV. Helicopter flying over HMS "Glory". LV. Aircraft being towed onto snow and ice covered runway. SV. Tractor's wheels slipping on ice. SCU. Spinning wheel, pan down to ice. LV. Interior crews being briefed in ops room. SCU. Officer pointing to map. SV. Bale of fodder being loaded aboard aircraft. LV. Pan, R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) "Neptune" taking off. SCU. Pilot at controls Air to air, "Neptune" flying over snow covered countryside. SCU. Pilot receiving instructions. Air view of Wick. Air to air, "Neptune" flying over snow covered countryside and isolated farms. Air view, "S.O.S" marked out in snow. Air view, sign "C" for cattle marked in snow. SCU. Fodder being pushed from interior of aircraft. Air to air, "Neptune" dropping fodder, pan down as it hits ground. SCU. More fodder being pushed from aircraft. Air to air, more fodder leaving aircraft, pan down as it falls. SCU. More fodder pushed from aircraft. Air view, plane flying away from isolated farms. Air view, snow covered countryside. LV. Helicopter approaching HMS "Glory". SCU. Pan. SV. Batman signals to helicopter. SV. Helicopter touching down, & GTV.

    (Lav & Neg.) (Orig "G")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:06:00 / 01:16:42:00

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