• Short Summary

    Pathe remembers the 27th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

  • Description

    1940 - 1967 Battle of Britain anniversary.

    Various good shots Spitfires taking off during war. Air view formation of Spitfires. C/U Spitfire. Air to air shots as Spitfire chases German bomber and fires at it. Interior shots Spitfires under construction in factory. Various shots women working at machinery making parts for Spitfires. C/U woman at lathe. C/U lathe. C/U woman working. C/U another woman on drill. M/S Beaufighters under construction. Various shots woman working on airframe.

    L/S as Beaufighter engines start. L/S as it takes off over camera. L/S as Stirling bomber taxis. M/S crew in cockpit. L/S pan as the bomber takes off. M/S pan as Spitfire takes off. M/S women working on aircraft construction. C/U woman at work. C/U pan woman working. M/S woman on rivet machine. C/U the woman. M/S as panel is handed to woman who fits it to aircraft. L/S pan women working on aircraft plane frame. L/S as pilots scramble to Spitfires. C/U pilot getting into cockpit. C/U propellor. C/U as the pilot gives the thumbs up signal.

    M/S's young man working at British Aircraft Corporation factory at Weybridge. C/U drill. C/U young man. L/S aircraft under construction, pan to young men looking at plans. M/S and C/U young workers using micrometer. M/S young workers from the factory walking towards and past camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:19:00 / 01:55:45:00

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