• Short Summary

    The work of Coastal Command - shots on board a plane as it overflies a merchant convoy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Air Guardians of the Coast".

    The Solent.

    MS and aerial views of Sunderland flying boat taking off in the Solent.

    Various good shots of the crew during a mission. with shots of pilot and co-pilot at controls, navigator at work, cameraman filming a merchant ship below and co-pilot using aldis lamp to signal to ships in convoy below, also MS gunners in their positions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.40
    Media URN:
    20242
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:51:00 / 01:46:02:00
    Canister:
    40/8

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