• Short Summary

    German pilots are fought off over Dover by Spitfires and Hurricanes of the RAF.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Beaten Back".

    Dover, Kent.

    VS Good shots of German bombers and fighters in action over Dover, a fighter shoots down a balloon and flakbursts surround a bomber as it comes in to attack, GV of heavy coast anti-aircraft guns firing from concealed positions in the woods.

    Good MS SV pan with RAF Hurricanes taking off. Good ground to air shots of fighters and German aircraft engaged in dogfight, pan with one plane as it crashes into the sea.

    MS of barrage balloons being raised into air.

    MSs. and CUs of two Germans, pilots of attacking planes that have been shot down, under guard on parade ground prior to being taken off to prisoner of war camp.

    MS SV Pan with Hurricane landing on grass airfield.

    CU Pan along line of Royal Air Force fighter pilots talking amongst themselves and smoking as they relax at the edge of the runway.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.21
    Media URN:
    21090
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:26:00 / 01:22:05:00
    Canister:
    40/72

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