• Short Summary

    This item shows sketches of the first hot air balloon, and explains how barrage balloons work.

  • Description

    Balloons.

    C/U of a glamorous girl blowing up a balloon. M/S of a woman taking balloon off Christmas tree and throwing it to her Scottie dog who plays with it. M/S of a bubble coming out of a pipe. C/U of an old print showing the launching of the first hot air balloon in Paris in the 18th century. Various shots of animated drawings showing some early balloons. Various diagrams show how barrage balloons work. Various shots of a line of barrage balloons. Various shots of a girl on roller-skates, she has balloons on her bottom, when she falls over they burst.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1286.20
    Media URN:
    42848
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:55:00 / 01:30:40:00
    Canister:
    NSP 206

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