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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of aeroplanes taking off and landing on the aircraft carrier.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Aboard a British Carrier.

    Several shots of aeroplanes on the deck of the aircraft carrier. M/Ss of pilots. Pilot climbs into cockpit. Various shots of engines starting. Good shots of biplanes taking off from the carrier. Shots of the planes flying low of the sea. Several shots of planes coming into land on carrier. M/S in the wheel house. L/Ss of planes flying overhead. Various more shots of planes taking off and landing. L/Ss planes having wings folded and being moved below deck by lift. More shots of planes taking off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1659.15
    Media URN:
    60334
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:21:00 / 01:45:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 280 B

Comments (1)

  1. gwyrosydd@gmail.com says

    Based on the discussion at http://www.worldnavalships.com/forums/showthread.php?p=10133237#post10133237 (see post #4533 et seq.) this carrier is probably HMS VICTORIOUS operating Albacore and Fulmar aircraft between March and October 1942.

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