• Short Summary

    Nice footage of young boys enjoying all the planes and Biggles books.

  • Description

    Biggin Hill Air Show.

    Various shots of young boys enjoying the Biggin Hill air show. The boys admire some of the aircraft, get to clamber over them, and are shown how the engines work. Air force personnel in uniform show the boys how the planes work. Narrator speaks of the children becoming "machine mad". Nice C/U of a boy taking a book from a stand, it is a Biggles book.

    One of the boys gets a flight in a helicopter. Various light aircraft are seen at the show. An aircraft performs a "loop the loop" . Narrator ends by saying " a truly wonderful day for children " .

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    249.01
    Media URN:
    36512
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:02:02:00
    Canister:
    CP 453

Comments (1)

  1. robstitt says

    Please confirm if the purchased film is just 98 secs long or if it is longer. Site doesn't seem clear on this.

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