• Short Summary

    Footage of helicopter flying pieces of a house to be built on Easdale Island. Scotland.

  • Description

    A House By Air. Scotland.

    M/S A Westland Widgeon helicopter about to land to pick up loads. L/S Lorry pulling up with load ready for helicopter. Aerial view of men on ground preparing net for helicopter. C/U Side of helicopter showing pilot and rota blades whirling about to land. M/S Two men hooking wire from helicopter onto net, helicopter in background. C/U Side of helicopter showing pilot just rising from ground becoming airborne. M/S Man giving instructions to helicopter with hands.

    M/S Net being pulled off the ground by rope from helicopter, net becomes airborne and swings across screen showing underneath of helicopter and load. L/S Helicopter airborne with load crossing over towards bungalow site. M/S Showing two workmen, one lifting a section of the bungalow and walking towards site. M/S Helicopter airborne overhead, about to pick up another load. M/S Another load of sections slung under helicopter airborne leaving ground. L/S Helicopter with load crossing over to bungalow site. C/U Man with camera taking picture. L/S Helicopter placing load on ground. M/S Bungalow which has now got walls and roof on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1716.15
    Media URN:
    53292
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1961
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:20:00 / 01:45:32:00
    Canister:
    61/26

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter is a Westland Widgeon. It is seen flying back and forth between Seal Island, (off the coast of Argyll), and Easdale, (one of the Slate Islands).

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for this.

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