Hovercraft Goes Ahead 1961

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dumbarton. Hovercraft Goes Ahead".

    William Denny Shipyard, Dumbarton, Scotland. New Hovercraft development.

    LV pan as the new Hovercraft is swung by crane across the dock to be lowered into the water.

    CU news cameraman.

    LV the Hovercraft being lowered into the water. LV Ditto.

    LV the hovercraft in the water. LV pan as it reverses away from the dock.

    CU the front of the hovercraft. LV pan as it goes across the Loch.

    LV the hovercraft coming towards camera.

    SV as it turns towards camera and past.

    LV pan hovercraft going across the Loch.

    SV as it goes away from camera.

    (Orig Neg)

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:17:50:00
    Sort Number:
  • Stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • "the new Hovercraft" - it's the prototype Denny D1 hovercraft.

    "pan as it goes across the Loch" - it's Gare Loch.

    jamied 19th Jan 2013

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
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.

Related Videos

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 429 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Fruit Fashions And Boy Waiter

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 429 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Fruit Fashions And Boy Waiter

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories in CP 429.

French Parachutist Breaks Record For Delayed Drop

French Parachutist Breaks Record For Delayed Drop

Famous parachutist Williams breaks the record for a delayed drop before opening his 'chute.

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

The American Naval leader Admiral Sims is welcomed on his return to England.

Mr William Henry Jubb Aka The Man Who Was England

Mr William Henry Jubb Aka The Man Who Was England

Footage of the hero of the German liner disaster Mr W. H. Jubb, Gravesend, Kent.

Freedom Of Speech Restored

Freedom Of Speech Restored

President Cosgrave conducts his election campaign after collapse of rebel movement. Ireland.

President Cosgrave

President Cosgrave

President Cosgrave sends good will message to friends of Ireland on his return from holiday.

President Cosgrave Cuts

President Cosgrave Cuts

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for PRESIDENT COSGRAVE in G 1157.

Girard Handed Over For Japanese Trial

Girard Handed Over For Japanese Trial

GI William Girard prepares for manslaughter trial in Japanese court.

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. These images from Auschwitz and Belsen help to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.
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.
As Britain commemorates the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death, here are Pathé's iconic images of the wartime leader.
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
The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. We remember some of his finest epigrams and witty ripostes.
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.
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.