Footage of RAF men preparing for the Himalayas. Hendon, Greater London.
RAF Men For the Himalayas. Hendon, Greater London.
L/S of tents and equipment on Hendon RAF (Royal Air Force) station. L/S groups Captain Smyth showing members of his team a map they are from left to right Nicholas, Smyth, Ridley, Bottomer and Jones. M/s of press photographers. M/S of Smyth talking to other members of his team from left to right, Bottomer, Smyth Ridley and Wilkinson.
C/U of map of Himalayas. L/Ss of members of the team raising a tent. C/U one of the men secures a guy rope. M/s of Ridley crawling into tent. M/S of Ridley getting into sleeping bag. C/U of man putting on pack. C/U of man putting climbing irons onto his boots. M/S three men seated outside a tent gathered round various tins and a prima stove eating. C/U flight Lt Addis emptying a tin into a pan. M/S of three men eating.