For The RAF R.A.F. Pageant - Hendon 1923

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    Item title reads - Note the date - June 30th at Hendon, see the finest exhibition of flying in the world, and help the R.A.F. (RAF) Memorial Fund. Hendon, Greater London.

    Intertitle - 'A wonderful thrill will be the "upside down" flying.'

    L/S of an aeroplane flying and landing. M/S as the pilots jump out, smoke pours out of it. L/S of an airship, smoke starts to come out, it burns up in flames. Various shots as it drops to the ground and hits with a cloud of smoke. L/S of an aeroplane spiralling with smoke coming out of the back. M/S of an aeroplane upside down. One aeroplane tries to hit a target on the ground with smoke bombs, various shots as the target is hit. M/S as an aeroplane flies along and hovers above the ground weaving about.

    Intertitle - 'See for the first time how "sky writing" is done.'

    Two aeroplanes take off together with trails of smoke coming out of the back. M/S of one of them in the air, a man directs the jet.

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23763
    Sort Number:
    G 0991
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:41:00 / 01:37:50:00
    Canister:
    G 991
    Film ID:
    308.21
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1923
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    Royal Air Force
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