• Short Summary

    Good pictures of an RAF bomber station as they prepare to go out on a raid.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Activities At A Bomber Station".

    MS of bomber crew being briefed before an air raid.

    VS Shots of Blenheim bombers being serviced and maintained and bombed up ready for raid, good shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) mechanics at work and of trolleys of bombs being pulled out to the bombers.

    VS of bomber crews climbing into their Blenheims and checking controls and equipment prior to take off. CU of cat logo on side of plane.

    MSs. of the bombers being started up.

    VS Good shots of Blenheims taking off.

    MS Bomber crews reporting to intelligence officer after returning from the raid, he questions them about the effectiveness of the raid, and they report their successes and observations - nat.sound.

    N.B. Old record notes 'this is 139SQ' - not sure what this means MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1057.33
    Media URN:
    21157
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:33:00 / 01:38:31:00
    Canister:
    40/82

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