• Short Summary

    Sheila Finn, an aerial photographer, at work in small plane flying over Kent.

  • Description

    Aerial photography, Lympne, Kent.

    L/S girl and two men reading map. C/U map. C/U girl - Sheila Finn, a glamorous young photographer. Various shots Sheila getting into an Auster J-1 plane and lifting up camera. M/S pilot entering plane. A man swings the propellor to start the plane. C/U man looking on. M/S plane starting to move.

    L/S aeroplane taking off. L/S plane in the air. C/U Sheila in plane adjusting camera. Aerial shot taken from another plane of girl using camera. Aerial view of lighthouse. Aerial shot taken from another plane of girl using camera. Aerial view of cargo passenger ship. Aerial M/S from another plane of girl using camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.23
    Media URN:
    34168
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1948
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:10:00 / 01:38:00:00
    Canister:
    NP 215

Comments (4)

  1. jamied says

    The plane seen at the start is an Auster J-1, Reg. No. G-AHHH.

    Behind it is a de Havilland DH.89A Rapide, Reg. No. G-AKOJ.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Appreciated as usual. Thanks jamied.

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  3. Hayling_Billy says

    I beg to differ jamied, but it's a Miles Gemini G-AKDJ originally owned by W/Cdr Hugh Kennard at Lympne Airport.
    brgds

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  4. jamied says

    Yup, on viewing the stills, I agree with you Hayling_Billy!

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