Item title reads - Behind the news. Air speed record - the inside story.
Derwent, Cumbria. Farnborough, Hampshire.
L/S of a jet plane streaking across the sky at 600 miles per hour during a practice run. Various good shots of the machines and men in the Rolls Royce Merlin factory at...
Fred Perry and British team beat the French to win the Davis Cup.
78 year old King Gustav of Sweden plays doubles tennis with Borotra and wins. Paris, France.
The new Hurricane aeroplane with its four cannons practises against captured Junkers 88.
RAF officers meet the workers who construct their aircraft engines in a factory.
Beautiful vessels set out in the Tall Ships Sailing Race from Plymouth to Lisbon.
Duke of Edinburgh opens Merlin Reactor
Educational film showing Merlins (a type of bird) feeding their young, guarding nest, learning to fly etc.