• Short Summary

    Schoolboys learn about military life at an exhibition at the Horticultural Hall.

  • Description

    Horticultural Hall, London.

    CU. Boys looking through bomb sight (for super title.)

    LV.SV. Queues outside Horticultural Hall. Schoolboys and their parents are queuing for the annual exhibition - a kind of careers fair.

    GTV. Crowds inside Hall. Delta-winged jet hanging from roof.

    STV. Crowds around R.A.F. (RAF - Royal Air Force) stand. Remote control model jet. SCU. Boy working remote control - pan to model jet turning. CU. Boy at controls. SV. Pan from tail to wings of jet turning. SCU Boy at controls of Link-Trainer. LV. Crowds around Link-Trainer.

    STV. Crowds milling around. SV. Royal Naval stand. Fleet destroyer control platform; boys operating various controls. CU Boy held by father working engine-room telegraph signal.

    GV Paratroop tower surrounded by crowd. SCU Boy arriving at top of tower. LV View from top of tower to landing mat. SV Boy jumping from tower. SCU Boys on ground following descent. SV Boy landing. SV paratrooper instructor and crowd gazing upwards. AV Boy dressed in shorts making descent.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene 'B')

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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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:
    01:34:45:00 / 01:35:53:00

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