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    Full title reads: "Catapulted by explosives. Pilot and amphibian plane shot from the turret of USS "West Virginia".

    San Francisco, United States of America (USA).

    Various panning M/Ss of US Navy seaplane on a catapult on deck of aircraft carrier / battleship. Crowds of people stand on lower decks of ship looking up at giant catapult. M/S of plane as catapult starts to propel it along. L/S of aeroplane being propelled into the air. Panning shot of plane flying over bay. L/S of plane flying out to sea.

    Intertitle: "Slow motion proves the lack of shock".

    Slow motion panning shot of plane being launched off plane into the air. We see the plane fly across the bay.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26427
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    656.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:08:00 / 01:19:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1347
    Sort Number:
    G 1347
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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