• Short Summary

    Air Force Astra Gazette issue number 19 - collection of stories destined for R.A.F. viewers.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Astra Gazette'.

    'Test Cars Take It' - Car Trials in Lindley, Warwickshire at the Motor Vehicle Research Association - duplicate of item 1319.06 - Car Tests from NP 453.

    'Halton Hobbies' - special item made for Astra Gazette. Apprentices at R.A.F Halton, Buckinghamshire make model aircraft and build sailing boats. Various shots of the young cadets flying their model aircraft and sailing.

    'Clearing Minefields' - duplicate of item 1319.30 - Minefield Clearance from NP 458.

    'Southampton - RAF Postings' - special item made for Astra Gazette. Liner "Asturias" arrives at Southampton bringing home 168 airmen from the Middle and Far East. The "Empire Trooper" prepares to leave for Aden, Port Said and Colombo with around 500 R.A.F. personnel on board.

    'Bathing Suits Up To Date' duplicate of item 1335.32 - NP 459 Jantzen Swimsuit.

    'RAF Contingent' - excerpt from newsreel item 53/41 featuring the R.A.F. Contingent in the Coronation Parade. This whole story can be found on tape *PM0082*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2851.09
    Media URN:
    82964
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:57:18:00
    Canister:
    Astra Gazette 19 (DOCS)

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