• Short Summary

    Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood pays a visit to Kidbrooke to see the barrage balloons there. Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Air Minister sees barrage balloons.

    Kidbrooke, Greater London.

    M/S as Air Minister, Sir Kingsley Wood, walks along with an official. L/S as the barrage balloon is pulled out of the hangar, M/S as it is attached to a jeep. M/S as Sir Kingsley holds the rope attached to the balloon. C/U of the balloon, the real balloons will be made from another material as yet undisclosed. L/S as various balloons hover over the site whilst people ride by on bicycles and in cars. M/S as Sir Kingsley makes a speech about how the balloons will protect the country, soldiers cheer him. C/U of one soldier laughing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    979.40
    Media URN:
    17888
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:22:00 / 01:36:35:00
    Canister:
    38/72

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