• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story 'Western Fleets Take To The Air' - 50/24

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Western Fleets Take To The Air' - 50/24

    Material for newsreel story - extra shots.

    The Mediterranean.

    Air to air Seafires in flight. MV of waves at bow of ship. CU Two firefighters dressed in asbestos suits. LV Seafires on deck of French aircraft carrier Arromanches. LV Towards and pan aircraft landing. MV man looking into sighting device. SV French sailor moving anti-aircraft pom-poms. Aerial view of Arromanches. SV Elevated pom-poms. in action. MV 'Bat-man' gives signals to incoming plane.

    VS of British and French fleet at sea. SV Seafire fighter moves along deck. BV of pilot in plane cockpit. Air to air of group of Seafires. Elevated Seafire taking off. SV Seafire landing and being caught by hook system. SV Seafire coming in to land on deck of carrier.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:21:00 / 01:40:24:00
    50/24 E (Selected Originals)

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