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    Weybourne, Norfolk.

    'Skysweeper', a new radar-guided fast-shooting American gun is spinning while soldiers stand on it. Soldier inside the gun waits for his target. Several soldiers prepare target - 12 foot long radio controlled model plane. Target takes off and soldier operates it. Cut to Skysweeper - its radar finds the plane, and attempts to shoot it. It fires very fast, parachute opens and target plane goes down slowly. The same happens to next plane.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "D")

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29762
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    178.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:03:00 / 01:27:19:00
    Canister:
    54/64
    Sort Number:
    54/064
  • Appears in...

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    RAF operations War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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