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  • Description

    Crawley, Sussex.

    LS. Balloon filling shed. MS. Balloon being inflated. CU. Balloon being unpacked. LS. of filled balloon in shed. MS. Man adjusting Oxygen cylinders. LS. Balloon being released and sailing into air. CU. Man looking up. Various shots of man seated at recording apparatus, recording details. Various shots of man assembling Radio-sonde apparatus. MS. Radar aerials revolving. CU sign "Meteorological Office, Air Ministry, No Admittance"

    Orig. Neg.

    Note: the cameraman on this story (P. Whitaker) was obviously a bit of a scientist at heart and there are 7 pages of dope sheets complete with diagrams as to how this balloon works.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    68400
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2542.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:54:00 / 01:58:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 2830 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2830 B
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

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