• Short Summary

    American Air Force pilots show of their skills in target practice exercise with machine guns.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "At 4 miles a minute! America's 'crack' Air Squadron dive from sky to riddle ground target - in spectacular machine gun drill."

    United States of America.

    Three biplanes of the American Air Force take off from air field. They fly straight over the camera.

    Aerial views of three planes in flight.

    The planes bank sharply and begin a steep descent.

    Point of View shot from the font of one of the planes as it dives. We just see it start to fire its machine guns.

    The plane flies low over a target on the ground which is riddled with machine gun fire.

    Another POV shot as a plane takes another blast at the target.

    L/S of another plane banking round.

    Shots of the target as bullets hit nearby.

    More POV shots from the front of a firing plane.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    687.23
    Media URN:
    5237
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:50:00 / 01:28:52:00
    Canister:
    32/89

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