• Short Summary

    Ex Battle of Britain pilots gather to mark the anniversary of the Battle.

  • Description

    Biggin Hill, Kent.

    Effect shot of Hurricane on Biggin Hill airfield. CU sign "R.A.F. Biggin Hill". GV planes lined up on airfield with crowds. SV crowd looking at Spitfire, & SCU with sign "Spitfire 16". SV crowds around Hurricane. CU boys looking at Hurricane. CU wording on plane "Last of the Many". SV small boy being fitted with pilots helmet. SV Alan Bailey climbing into cockpit of Hurricane. SCU boy in cockpit, & CU. SV guns firing from plane. SCU R.A.F. man lifting up small boy to look inside cockpit. CU small boy looking into cockpit. GV crowd watching flying display, & SCU. SV Hurricanes flying over airfield. LV Spitfire flying past. LV Hunter flying past at speed. CU small boy looking through binoculars. LV towards and pan, the Victor flying past. GV interior, officers mess. CU Cats Eyes Cunningham. SCU steward serving drinks. SCU Douglas Bader and Thurso (on right.) CU Bader. SV George Page and John Louden drinking at bar. CU Lord Dowding. SCU Usmar (with beer) and Flight Lieutenant Ford toasting. CU commemoration plaque Battle of Britain. LV Hurricane and Spitfire flanking the altar at the Drumhead service. GV crowd. CU Lord Dowding. SCU Air Chief Marshall Sir John Baker and Air Vice Marshal H. L. Patch (right). SV crowd standing. LV Colours being marched on. SV crowd standing. SV Colours being marched past Spitfire and Hurricane. LV fly past of Meteors, pan to back view. SV altar with Spitfire and Hurricane SV crowd. SV natural sound - the Lord Bishop of Rochester Dr Chavasse dedicating aircraft to the glory of God and memory of pilots who gave their lives in the Battle of Britain. CU Hurricane. LV crowd walking past Hurricane and Spitfire. SV Hurricane on airfield.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "F") (Library Shot underlined in Red.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:45:26:00

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