• Short Summary

    New type of metal runways being built in high-speed construction of aerodromes.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: AIRFIELDS WHILE YOU WAIT!

    ENGLAND:
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    GV PAN airfield being laid with wire netting. CU pan airfield being laid with wire netting. CU banging staple into ground to hold wire netting. CU banging staple into ground to hold wire netting. SV putting clips for joining under netting. CU fixing clips into position. SV fixing clips together with pincers. GV Hurricane landing on drome. SV Hurricane landing on drome. SV Pilot out of plane who examines wire on field. CU pilot's hands examining wire on field.

    INT
    GV factory showing coils of wire. SV pan wire coming off coils through channels into machine. CU wire through channel. SV machine that manufactures runway. CU transverse wire being threaded into machine. SV machine welding uprights to horizontal sections of wire. CU machine welding uprights to horizontal sections of wire. SV machine welding runway together. CU machine welding runway together. LV pan wire coming off machine. Overhead shot wire coming off machine. SV men bending sections of wire on end of rolls. CU men bending sections of wire on end of rolls. LV finished roll of wire netting falling off machine. CU men rolling finished wire netting rolls past camera.

    EXT
    GV crane hauling wire rolls to big pile. CU rolls of netting on crane. SV crane lowering rolls of netting onto pile. CU emptying basket of clips into pile. CU pan of clips. LV rolling wire netting on other piles of netting. Shot towards wire netting roll over other rolls. GV PAN mass shot of wire netting rolls.

    Airforce - Active; Aviation; Inventions
    Background: New type of metal runways being built in high-speed construction of aerodromes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVALHCD2ACXQCXLGU9XANW9FTE1
    Media URN:
    VLVALHCD2ACXQCXLGU9XANW9FTE1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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