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  • Short Summary

    Sequences of a seaplane taking off from and and landing on unidentified stretch of water.

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    MS planes on ground at airfield. Tail fin of one in left foreground. Ground to air MS of small plane flying overhead (G-8001 marking on body). LS ground to air of plane G-8001 flying towards and past camera and out of shot. CU cockpit and controls from inside plane as it taxis along the airstrip and takes off. VS from the air of buildings on ground and countryside from window of plane cockpit. CU pilot at controls. CU pilot's hand on controls. VS air to ground of country below (with large river in background)from both sides of the cockpit. CUs controls. CU pilot. LS river below. CU pilot talking on radio. Various aerial views of large expanse of water beneath plane. Aerial view of industrial complex with large storage tanks alongside on shore. CU controls and view of water as plane flies very low past small boat. CU controls as plane comes into land on expanse of water, VS drops of water on widow and waves caused by landing, lighthouse at end of jetty in background. CU pilot at open hatch of cockpit taking wooden paddle from two men in small dinghy. MS dinghy rows alongside and ties up. VS of plane taxiing on water, turning. 2 sequences of plane coming in to land on water (R to L) past camera position. Sequence of plane taking off from water away from camera position past industrial complex. Sequence of plane coming into land on water. Sequence shot from inside cockpit as plane takes off from water and then aerials of the water and land beneath. CU pilot's hand on controls.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:22:00 / 01:19:28:00
    UN 4655 D

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