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

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23763
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    308.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:41:00 / 01:37:50:00
    Canister:
    G 991
    Sort Number:
    G 0991
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Royal Air Force
  • Stills

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

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
On 18 September 2014 Scotland goes to the polls to vote on independence. To mark this and in celebration of all things Scottish, British Pathé has created Scotland: The Heritage Collection.
scot

Related Videos

Hide
Study Their Handwriting

Study Their Handwriting

Ivan Silva tells us how personality can be read through handwriting.

Folding Furniture Issue Title Reads Homes To Hurd

Folding Furniture Issue Title Reads Homes To Hurd

Glamorous models demonstrate some of the latest designs in folding furniture.

Typewriter In Carboot

Typewriter In Carboot

Woman demonstrates a typewriter in the boot of her car.

Pens

Pens

A short history of writing.

Dual Writer

Dual Writer

Mr Rolf Slater writes with both hands at the same time.

Penmanship

Penmanship

William Bishop demonstrates his calligraphy skills and shows off his large collection of pens.

Miniature Writing Aka Lord's Prayer On Postage Stamps

Miniature Writing Aka Lord's Prayer On Postage Stamps

Footage of man who can write the Lord's Prayer on the back of stamp seven times. Dunstable.

Arctic Clothing

Arctic Clothing

Testing arctic clothing for airmen. Farnborough,

Children's Fashions

Children's Fashions

Footage of durable clothing being tested by small children. London.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald