• Short Summary

    First pictures of main airport of Air Transport Command. Vickers Warwick, transport plane developed from?

  • Description

    SCOTLAND: Prestwick:
    GV aerodrome.
    LV flying fortresses lined up on drome.
    BV control officer in control room looking out of window as flying fortress taxis along.
    TV Flying Fortress taxiing in.
    SV Naval and Air Force personnel stepping out of Flying fortresses.
    GV C-54 Sky master arriving taxying along tarmac.
    SV R.A.F. sergeant in control room.
    TV unloading cargo from C-54 Sky master.
    Shot from inside plane American airman carrying cargo down steps.
    SV unloading cargo from C-54 Sky master into lorry.
    GA Vickers Warwick transport plane in air.
    Nearer shot ditto.
    CU Warwick transport plane in air.
    SV ditto.

    CU Warwick transport plane in air.
    LV U.S. Thunderbolt fighters lined up on drome, with engines ticking over.
    SV pilot into cockpit.
    Angle shot another pilot into cockpit.
    CU propeller turning and insignia on engine.
    SV Thunderbolts taxiing along runway, towards.
    Shot pan Thunderbolts taking off over trees and houses.
    Shot towards and into camera Thunderbolt taking off.
    GAV Thunderbolts escorting Flying Fortresses.
    Nearer shot ditto.
    AV three Thunderbolts peeling off to attack.
    Shot Thunderbolt zooming past Fortress to attack.
    Camera gun shot firing at twin-engined enemy plane.
    AV Thunderbolt diving to attack.
    Camera gun shot firing at enemy fighter, plane blows up, pieces of fuselage passing Thunderbolt.
    GV firing at enemy planes in formation.
    Camera gun shot firing at twin-engined enemy plane.
    GAV Forts and Thunderbolts flying thru heavy flak.
    Camera gun shot firing at enemy plane, plane blows up and wreckage passes camera.
    AV Thunderbolts.
    Camera gun shot direct hit into box of enemy fighter.

    GAV Forts and Thunderbolts flying thru flak.
    Camera gun shot firing at twin-engined enemy plane.
    CU plane blows up.
    AV 2 Thunderbolts zooming past camera.
    Camera gun shot firing at enemy plane, plane blows up.
    LV Thunderbolt landing.
    CU Thunderbolt.
    SV pilot being congratulated.
    CU pilot pointing to Nazi emblems on side of Thunderbolt.
    SV group of pilots posing.
    GV ditto. 16mm BLOWN UP

    GOOD SCENES

    GAV Vickers Warwick transport plane in flight.
    CU ditto.
    SV Vickers Warwick transport plane in flight.

    Aviation; Airforce - Active; Post-War; Great Britain; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: First pictures of main airport of Air Transport Command. Vickers Warwick, transport plane developed from Wellington bomber, is brought into service.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8IA5SXL3BSKZ99B12K9D95NDX
    Media URN:
    VLVA8IA5SXL3BSKZ99B12K9D95NDX
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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