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  • Short Summary

    Aeroplane factory in USA.

  • Description

    American aeroplane factory and flight 1917 - 1918. Location of events unknown.

    Aviation; military; industry; World War One. 'Americans bid for air mastery.' Opens with good shot of aeroplane factory in USA . Aeroplane without wings being brought out of door by workers; US soldiers stand by. CU of plane being pushed. Mechanics working on plane; propeller in motion. Shot of men working on several aeroplanes in a field. CU worker turning propeller to start plane. Then shot of 3 planes that have just taken off; flying low over field; another cameraman (?) in corner of frame. Shot of the sky with plane very small and high in the clouds. Beginnings of US Air Force.

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    Film ID:
    1874.28
    Media URN:
    72075
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:27:00 / 01:27:23:00
    Canister:
    ON 062 C

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