• Short Summary

    Lord Halifax sees 1000th Hudson bomber plane take off from American airfield.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Bomber no 1000 leaves USA for Britain".

    Airfield somewhere in California, United States of America.

    M/S of Hudson bomber aeroplane with "Lockheed's 1000th Hudson bound for Britain" painted on the side. C/U of Lord and Lady Halifax standing by bomber's door. L/S of large crowd gathered around plane. Various shots of Lord Halifax giving speech thanking American factory workers for building the bombers and helping Britain. Lady Halifax gives short speech wishing luck to pilot Jimmy Matten and signalling take off. Various shots of Jimmy getting into plane and waving at crowd from cockpit. Panning shot of aeroplane flying over airfield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.19
    Media URN:
    38323
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:36:00 / 01:30:40:00
    Canister:
    41/61

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