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  • Short Summary

    Food transported in helicopter to snowbound animals at Yelverton.

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    Yelverton, Devon.

    Various shots of the people loading bales of straw into helicopters on snowbound field, the farmer gets in with sheep dogs. Aerial view, flying over snow covered countryside. MS. Farmer and his dogs leave helicopter and start their trek to find sheep. Various shots of the people loading Royal Naval helicopter with bales of straw and the helicopter takes off. MS. Helicopter pilot in cockpit. Various shots of the pilot plotting flight with map prior to take off. Various shots, from helicopter, of bales of straw being thrown out to the cattle below. Various shots of the helicopter landing, the farmer and dog get out. Various shots of the helicopter taking off and in flight. Various shots of RSPCA (Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) van. Officer doing ground work during dropping operation.


    Date found in the old record - 05/01/1963.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:16:00 / 01:23:46:00
    UN 3706 B

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