U.S. Air Chief In Britain 1943

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    Full title reads: "U.S. AIR CHIEF IN BRITAIN".

    England, unknown.

    Various shots of Chief of American Army Air Corps, General Arnold paying quick visit to USA Air Force base in England. He leaves his plane, meets officers and chats with other ranks. He then makes his way back to the aircraft. American film star Clark Gable is seen in uniform.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38132
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1091.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:13:00 / 01:26:05:00
    Canister:
    43/72
    Sort Number:
    43/072
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Entertainment & Humour
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  • "General Arnold" is Henry H Arnold.

    jamied 9th Oct 2012

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