• Short Summary

    Six of the world's largest bombers arrive from Texas.

  • Description

    Lakenheath, Suffolk.

    LV. American B-36 bomber plane on ground at Lakenheath. SV. Huge nose of B-36. SV. Pressmen climbing gangway steps, pan along wing. SV. Two jet meteors on port wing. Air intake of petrol seem immediately above, pan along showing other air intakes on port wing. SV. Front shot, jet motors. LV. Showing pusher type, three-bladed propellors, & LV. LV. Comparison between Meteor plane on ground in foreground and B-36 plane standing behind. SV. SV. Top shot, comparison between Meteor on ground in foreground and B-36 standing behind. American airmen looking at Meteor. SV. Meteor, pan to B-36. RAF (Royal Air Force) man chatting to American airmen. & SV. Several shots of B-36 in flight.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1435.25
    Media URN:
    47130
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:02:00 / 01:42:54:00
    Canister:
    51/7

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