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  • Short Summary

    Footage of display of Second World War aircraft at Horseguards Parade.

  • Description

    Battle of Britain Day - 1953. Horseguards Parade, London.

    L/S of aircraft (not sure of the identity). Shot of gateway, a sign reads "ROYAL AIRFORCE BATTLE OF BRITAIN ANNIVERSARY 1940 - 1953". Shots of aircraft including a Messerschmitt 109 G (?) and people inspecting a Supermarine Spitfire. C/Us of little boy talking to pilot sitting in cockpit of aircraft. M/S of Spitfire.

    CU Man reading details of Hurricane plane. CU Details of Spitfire. LS Spitfire on view to public (looks like a Mark 1). CU Small boy looking at plane. LS Public looking at jet plane on display. CUs crowd looking at plane. LS Plane on display at Horseguards. CU Sign "Battle of Britain Anniversary 1940-1953", pan down to crowd watching aeroplane. MS People looking at jet plane, and speaking to pilot in cockpit. LS Spitfire and Hurricane on show. MS Crowd looking at Hurricane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2506.05
    Media URN:
    77615
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:59:00 / 01:16:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 2555 C

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