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  • Short Summary

    The crew of an American bomber have to bail out before it crashes.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Full title reads: "News of the Day. Air Drama At Port Moresby!"

    CU two soldiers look up into the sky.

    Various shots of an American (USAF) Liberator bomber plane flying overhead. CU of plane wheel. More ground to air shots.

    LS of member of the plane's air crew who has bailed out using a parachute. Another parachutist comes to earth.

    LS of Air Force personnel standing around burning remains of crashed plane - obviously the crew had bailed out when it became clear they couldn't land the plane. A larger crowd gathers at the crash site, where fires still smoulder.

    MS of the air crew of the plane who survived by parachuting away.

    Cataloguer's Note: Print version at UN 746 N - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:55:00 / 01:25:59:00
    UN 748 C

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