Star Item
  • Description

    Item title reads - Chief of Air Staff inspects American aircraft.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S as a Flying Fortress comes in to land and taxis. L/S of Flying Fortress and Tomahawk on runway. Various shots of a crew getting out of their plane, the camera pans across them. L/S as Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal walks along and inspects the crew and planes. He is accompanied by American General Cheney and they both inspect the Flying Fortress (Boeing B.17), a Havoc (D.B.7) and the Tomahawk. M/S as three pilots speak about how much they like their planes. M/S as a B.17 takes off. L/S as Sir Charles watches.

    End Titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38977
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1119.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:51:00 / 01:07:44:00
    Canister:
    41/51
    Sort Number:
    41/051
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    B17 Bombers
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment