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    RAF GET GERMANS 'DOWN IN THE DUMPS' RAF fighters 'litter' England with wrecked Nazi planes.

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    Dover, England

    Gen. view squadron of 30 or so German 'planes. Semi view press man on roof with cameras etc. Gen. view squadron, A.A. bursts around them. Semi view German setting barrage balloon on fire. Semi view Paramount camera behind sand-bagged and camouflaged. Semi view three spitfires flying up into fray. Long view German 'plane losing height. Semi view parachute dropping into field. Long view German 'plane almost crashing into water, disappears behind cliff. Gen. view smoke rising in distance from wrecked German 'plane, house etc. in foreground. Long view German 'plane losing height. Gen. view columns of smoke. Long view crashed German 'plane in front of houses, pan to wrecked house. Semi view pan of 'plane wreckage in front of the house and in street. CU. sign 'Moore Sleede' 'Poultry Farm! Long view crashed German 'plane amongst trees on farm. Semi view man carrying away body on stretcher. Semi view putting body into ambulance. CU. sign 'No Eggs'. Semi top view wrecked wing. 3 shots of delayed action bombs lying on ground. Gen. view wreckage of German 'plane behind cottages. Semi view 'plane down. Long view showing 'plane down in field. Semi view bomber. Semi view group of Home Guard. CU. Section Leader. Long view showing wrecked bomber brought down by Home Guard. Long view another wrecked bomber in field. Gen. view another 'plane in field. CU. bullet hole in pilots cabin. Long view showing same German 'plane, Home Guard etc. on guard.



    Good Scenes.

    Semi view putting camouflaged net over Paramount camera. Semi view camouflaged Paramount camera. Semi view camouflaged Paramount camera. Long view dog fight in sky, German 'planes flying through A.A. barrage. Gen. view 'plane (Germans) diving on balloon barrage. Gen. view pan from one German 'plane crashing in flames to another crashing in flames. Semi view barrage balloon coming down in flames. Long view German 'planes through A.A. barrage. Long view barrage balloon crashing in flames. on to ground. Semi view Gemmell in tin hat with camera. Semi view travel shot and CU. travel shot showing shrapnel hits along wall. Gen. view clearing up mess in street. CU. neat little bomb hole in top of concrete shelter, interior, pan down from hole to floor of shelter. Semi front view Messerschmidt. Top view showing R.A.F. men looking in cockpit of Messerschmidt, pan to nose. CU. pan to cockpit. Gen. view and semi view men removing corpse from wreckage. Semi view pan placing corpse on stretcher. CU. removing another corpse. Semi view placing corpse in tarpaulin. CU. wrapping tarpaulin round corpse. Gen. top view crowds on bikes through street, ext. wardens and gen. activity, slip pan from roof of wrecked factory to back gardens. Semi view of wrecked factory. Gen. view bomb craters in back yard gardens. Semi view Anderson shelter with wreckage on top, pan to wreckage. Long view wreckage. Gen. view and semi of wrecked greenhouse. CU. pan from wheel of crashed bomber to engine.

    Censored Scenes.

    Gen. top view 2 A.A. guns firing from emplacement near promenade. Gen. view 2 A.A. guns firing, guns turn but do not fire. Long view motor torpedo bot speeding. Gen. view of the boat as it passes lightship at end of harbour, comes into harbour.

    Airforce - Active; Great Britain
    Background: RAF GET GERMANS 'DOWN IN THE DUMPS' RAF fighters 'litter' England with wrecked Nazi planes.
    Raids over Dover/ views of damage and British paramount camera man filming

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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