• Short Summary

    Test pilot Neville Duke gets set for a crack at the world's air speed record in a Hawker Hunter.

  • Description

    Tangmere and Worthing, England

    CU. Neville Duke D.S.O.& D.F.C. ex-fighter pilot. SV. Duke standing in front of De Havilland Hawker Hunter. SV. Plane being serviced. SV. Plane being serviced, polishing plane. SV. & SCU. Undercarriage being inspected. SV. Nose being put on. Angle shot: Duke stepping into cockpit. CU. Duke putting on helmet. LV. Pan to back view, plane taking off. (Nat. Snd.) GV. Worthing pier. LV. Back view: plane swooping over Worthing. LV. Worthing Pier as plane flies over. LV. Back V. plane swooping over Worthing. SV. Plane taxiing in. SV. People looking on as Duke steps out of plane. SV. Duke stepping out of plane. SCU. & CU. Duke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    114.41
    Media URN:
    28781
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:02:00 / 01:47:29:00
    Canister:
    53/67

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