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  • Description

    Full title reads: "OVER THE HUMP".

    This is the mute copy of the newsreel story with the first 100 feet missing - takeoff in India and part of the flight over Himalayas.

    India & China.

    Close shot of Dakota aircraft with one engine turning (parked). Close up shot of the interior of Dakota cockpit with pilot at controls. Several shots of the Dakota taking off from aerodrome in India for flight over Himalayas to China.

    Aerial views of the peaks of Himalayas with Mount Everest predominating. Dakota plane flying over Himalayas. Dakota plane landing on airfield in China.

    Several shots of the British Military Mission Dodge vehicle loading supplies from Dakota. Close up shot of the BMC (British Motor Corporation) sign on the vehicle. Close up shot of sign "RAF Unit Kunming". Pan along a pagoda. Trucks with supplies arriving.

    (M & T.(Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1945
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    39827
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1147.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:43:00 / 01:55:57:00
    Canister:
    45/17
    Sort Number:
    45/017
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    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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