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    THE FLYING BOLSTER

    White Waltham

    GV. Flying Bolster - Utility aircraft, showing its wings in collapsed state, about to be inflated. SCU. Wings in collapsed state, pan down to the deflated wing. SV. Man squatting down and starting up blower motor. SV. Men stretching out the now partly inflated wing. SV. Another portion of the wing being blown up, pan down to blower motor. GV. Wings being blown up, & CU. SCU. Pilot talking to reporters. GV. Completed wing now inflated. CU. Inflated wing, pan down to the undercarriage. CU. Men sealing up wings. SV. Men fixing the petrol bottles beneath the wing as pilot gets into cockpit. CU. Pilot in cockpit fixing his parachute. SV. Group of officials and press looking on. SV. Propeller being turned at rear of machine. LV. Towards and pan, Utility aircraft takes off. SV. People watching. GV. Utility aircraft in the air. CU. Pan to back view, Utility aircraft in the air. CU. Press photographer taking picture looking towards sky. SV. Towards and pan to back view, Utility aircraft in flight.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene D)

    THE "CORPORAL" MISSILE FOR THE ROYAL ARTILLERY

    Larkhill

    GV. The transporter carrying two missiles in containers driving past. LV. VIP's looking on. SV. The erector driving past, carrying a missile ready for firing. SCU. Men putting on protective clothing for the fuelling of the missile.
    GV. Two men in protective clothing about to refuel the missile. SV. Two of the men operating the tank which contains the fuel. SV. Two more men putting the fuel pipe into the missile. GV. The erector backing up to the firing station. SV. Soldier making adjustments. GV. Missile being raised by the erector. SV. Press photographers. GV. Camera pans up as the missile is erected into firing position. CU. Soldier making adjustment to the platform. GV. Camera pans up showing the erected missile ready for firing. Top view, camera pans down showing the erected missile and activity going on around the base. Top view, camera goes in nearer to show the fins of the missile which have N.S.E.W. (for North, South, East and West) painted on them. GV. The missile in firing position on servicing platform.

    (Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32778
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    651.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:52:00 / 01:43:09:00
    Canister:
    57/42
    Sort Number:
    57/042
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Royal Artillery
  • Stills

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