Model Aircraft 1957

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    Tadworth, Surrey.

    Large, intricate model aeroplanes are seen in action. Various shots of aircraft flying through the air. Albert Briggs makes the models and he has an assistant to help him fly them. C/U of Albert holding the controls of his model planes and shot of him running to collect the plane when it lands. Good C/U of three young boys lying on the grass watching the display.

    A model Lincoln Bomber is seen in C/U. Mr Briggs fills petrol tanks of the plane and wipes excess off the model with a cloth. C/Us of various parts of the aircraft. C/U of Albert attaching wires to the model then C/U of his assistant George Webb operating the controls. C/U of children watching. Albert is working on a radio controlled Universal Freighter - narrator gives specifications of the new plane (we don't see this one). Various shots of the B17 Flying Air Fortress taking off and flying intercut with C/Us of children watching.

    Note: print only - no negs.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    1445
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    61.22
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:18:00 / 01:32:59:00
    Canister:
    CP 126
    Sort Number:
    CP 126
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