• Short Summary

    Footage of aircraft parts and munitions stored in a British warehouse during World War II.?

  • Description

    SLATE: Air parity at last!

    LIB
    ENGLAND:
    EXT
    Line of Wellington bombers on tarmac
    Another line of Wellingtons
    Line of Wellingtons stationary
    Line of Blenheims in field
    Line of Aerocobras in field with R.A.F. personnel standing in front of machines
    Line of Spitfires with RAF men standing at ease in front of machines
    Four engine heavy bombers
    High angle view of planes in field
    Line of bombers
    END LIB

    INT
    Interior of store house
    High angle view showing spare wings, fuselages etc in store
    Close up of RAF insignia on wings
    Shot through airscrews of men carrying blades
    Shot through airscrews
    Men carrying bomb racks past racks in store
    Sign reading '250lb bomb racks' PAN to man pushing trolley past racks in store
    Sign 'Turrets for Halifax Bomber'
    Turrets in store
    Sign reading 'Guns Browning for Spitfire & Hurricane' PAN to guns in racks
    Large stack of gun-cases
    Gun cases marked 'Browning' PAN UP to large stack of cases
    Women (female workers) putting tyres into racks
    Woman putting tyres into racks for 'Spitfire'
    PAN from tyres in racks to trolley passing with huge tyre on it, pan to tyres for 'Stirling'
    Kitten drinking milk TRACK BACK to show huge Stirling tyre with tiny 'Moth' tyre beside it and kitten below
    Women packing parachutes
    TRACKING SHOT past women packing parachutes and shaking creases from those hanging up
    Parachutes hanging up
    TRACKING SHOT of American engines
    Engine used in "Fortress" "Boston" & "Havoc"
    TRACKING SHOT of British engines
    Engine used in "Spitfire" "Defiant" "Hurricane" "Battle" "Whitley" "Beaufighter" & "Fulmer" & "Halifax"
    High angle views of engine cases

    LIB
    EXT
    AIR TO AIR shot of planes flying over coast
    Various AIR TO AIR shots of planes flying in formation
    Background: Footage of aircraft parts and munitions stored in a British warehouse during World War II. Includes female workers unloading tyres and packing parachutes.

    (Keywords: Second World War / ammunition / WWII / munitions store or warehouse / airforce)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABL1YL81IOADTY6P34XL6HGNQU
    Media URN:
    VLVABL1YL81IOADTY6P34XL6HGNQU
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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