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  • Short Summary

    Plane speeding through the air watched by observers.

  • Description

    Salton Sea, California, United States of America USA.

    Jet streaks 12 miles a minute. Documentation states pilot William Barns attempts to break the world speed record in his swept-wing sabre jet. The craft carries a full military rocket armament and weighs nine tons. 715 miles an hour.

    MS. Plane taxiing. LS. Plane speeding over run. CU. Cameraman swinging his camera. MS. Mrs. Barnes watching. LS. Plane over its second run. CU. Time apparatus in action. LS. Plane on final run.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2492.21
    Media URN:
    67605
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:08:00 / 01:49:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 2536 D

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