• Short Summary

    Footage showing British anti-aircraft defences in action.

  • Description

    GV 3.7 guns firing at night ...LIB NO. 10623

    GV salvo of rocket guns firing at night.

    Shot 3.7 guns firing at night ... LIB NO. 10623

    GV rocket guns firing. Shot rockets bursting in sky.

    GV 3.7 guns firing ... LIB NO. 10623

    GBV salvo of rocket guns firing.
    GV another salvo of rocket guns, firing.
    Shot rockets bursting in sky.
    GV salvo of rockets firing.
    GV rocket guns firing.
    Travel shot Home Guard Sgts and Corporals walking towards along pavement on way to parade.
    Nearer shot Home Guard Sgt. and Corporals walking towards along pavement on way to parade.
    ORIG NEG AND A.F.U. BLUE





    GOOD SCENES
    GV rocket guns on gun site.
    CU rocket gun.
    CU rocket gun.
    SBV H.G. on rocket gun.
    CU H.G. on gun.
    GV gun site.
    GV battery of rocket guns firing.
    CU hand on selector button.
    LV rocket guns on gun site firing slip pan up into sky of rockets bursting in sky.
    GV rocket guns on gun site.
    GV at night battery of rocket guns firing.
    GV at night of rocket guns firing.

    USA:
    SV 5 rocket guns with H.G.'s behind each one of them.
    SCU side view battery of rocket guns fire.
    SV rocket guns firing into air.
    SV Americans running towards with shells (these shells have fins of them) and put them into guns.
    LBV battery of rocket guns firing.
    SV side battery of rocket guns firing.
    SV battery of rocket guns firing.
    LV battery of rocket guns firing.
    SV side 5 rocket guns firing one after the /FINE GRAIN PRINT other
    CU Major Gen. E.A.E. Tremlett.
    CU ATS girl on switchboard wearing earphones.
    SCU ATS girl wearing earphones.
    ORIG NEG

    CENSORED SCENES:
    SCU muzzles of rocket gun pan down to H.G. on gun swinging it round into position.
    CU pan from part of gun to H.G. on same.
    STV ATS girls putting discs on table.
    SV officer of high rank in operations room.
    SCU group of officers including Major General Tremlett.
    SV ATS girls round table putting discs on same.
    CU table which is covered with numerous figures on which are being placed the discs. STV ATS girls placing discs on table.
    CU table covered with figures and lines presenting rivers and roads etc.
    CU hand putting discs on table.
    SCU pan ATS girls wearing earphones on switchboard.
    ORIG NEG

    SV 5 rocket guns with H.G.'s? behind each one of them.
    SCU side view battery or rocket guns fire.
    SV rocket guns firing into air.
    SV Americans running towards with shells (these shells have fins on them) and put them into guns.
    LBV battery of rocket guns firing.
    SV side battery of rocket guns firing.
    SV battery of rocket guns firing.
    LV battery of rocket guns firing.
    SV side 5 rocket guns firing one after the other.
    FINE GRAIN PRINT
    Background: Footage showing British anti-aircraft defences in action.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8EPYPXUTRL3YAVX5DOJYUHR8O
    Media URN:
    VLVA8EPYPXUTRL3YAVX5DOJYUHR8O
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    AMERICA: ROCKETS PEP UP NIGHT DEFENCES. Scenes showing Britain's latest A.A. defences - Home Guards manning

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