• Short Summary

    Royal Air Force Chief Sir Charles Portal sees latest US machines now used by RAF.?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - RAF CHIEF SEES 'FORTRESS' FLYING

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    GV "Flying Fortress" on field. FV nose of "Flying Fortress." LV line of planes and R.A.F. personnel walking by planes. SV pan Portal and Cheney past "Flying Fortress" RAF personnel behind. LV Portal boarding "Flying Fortress." CU Lt Col. Cheney L. Bertholf poses for camera, then boards "Flying Fortress." GV through side machine-gun position of Portal inside "Flying Fortress." INT. GV Portal inside "Flying Fortress," looking at controls. SV Portal leaving "Flying Fortress." LV Portal in cockpit of "Tomahawk". CU Portal in cockpit of "Tomahawk." GV inspection of Douglas DB.7. - "The Havoc." SV Portal inspecting "The Havoc." GV planes in position on airfield. SV "Flying Fortress" taxiing very slowly. LV Portal and Cheney looking up.

    SV pan "Flying Fortress" pan up to "Tomahawk" in air. LV "Tomahawk" landing. LV "Havoc" landing. LV "Flying Fortress" landing.

    GOOD SCENES: CU Portal and Cheney talking to pilot. LV Portal and Cheney talking to pilot, pan to "Tomahawk." CU Portal and Cheney talking to pilot
    Background: Royal Air Force Chief Sir Charles Portal sees latest US machines now used by RAF. Flying fortresses.
    Airforce - Active; Personalities - Armed Forces; Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford (1893-1971), International Aid (Military)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4B1GZX5BS5B3W7NZ25L0NXD8
    Media URN:
    VLVA4B1GZX5BS5B3W7NZ25L0NXD8
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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