• Short Summary

    Cadets in South Africa learn how to be air mechanics.

  • Description

    Part of THAT'S THE SPIRIT issue.

    South Africa.

    Young cadets learn how to be air mechanics. M/S of the cadets marching past barracks. Various shots of cadets in physics classroom; a teacher demonstrates science of flight using apparatus such as wind funnels, fans and a tank of water.

    Various shots of cadets working in blacksmiths' workshop; we see them hammering sheets of metal and welding.

    Various shots of cadets on the factory floor making aeroplanes. All the factory workers are white and male. Various shots of machine guns being fitted to fighter aeroplane. A cadet sitting in the cockpit fires the guns at a muddy bank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.27
    Media URN:
    42890
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:31:00 / 01:50:32:00
    Canister:
    NSP 214

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