• Short Summary

    RAF air display at Odiham, Lord Tedder pays tribute to the Battle of Britain pilots.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRITAIN LOOKS UP".

    Odiham, Hampshire.

    General view of Odiham airfield. People walking around aircraft. Long shot of people walking past aircraft. Close up shot of line of Vampire planes. Dakotas taking off in background. Close up shot of Air Marshal Lord Tedder talking to pilots. Lord Tedder shaking hands with RAF officer. Close up shot of Lord Tedder, pan to RAF officer. Close up shot of Lord Tedder, pan to RAF officer with moustache. Long shot of line of Vampires. Ground crew servicing them. Close up shot of Lord Tedder standing by an aircraft speaking (natural sound). He talks about the past battles and how much RAF has learned from the experience. Long shot of three Vampires taking off in formation. Long shot of Vampire shooting up aerodrome, crowds in foreground. Plane climbs away. Another Vampire flying low and shooting up aerodrome. Climbs up at end of run. Close up shot of child looking up. Long shot of three Meteors flying overhead. Close up shot of Royal Air Force ensign flying at mast head. Close up shot of sign board with crest above '54 Fighter Squadron H.Q.' Close up shot of WAAF with lamp signalling planes in. Long shot of Squadron of Vampires returning. Close up shot of mechanic in cockpit looking up. Long shot of Vampires peeling off prior to landing. Vampire landing, pan with plane. Pan, Vampire landing. Close up shot of pilot getting out of cockpit. Close up shot of C.O. watching aircraft land. Close up shot of pilots climbing out of cockpit. Mechanics run up. Close up shot of pilot stepping down from plane. Close up shot of bin of potatoes. Pan up to two 'erks' peeling them. Close up shot of group of pilots chatting. Close up shot of pilot. Close up shot of another pilot wearing beret. Angle shot, another man looking up. Close up shot of another man laughing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:50:00 / 01:14:53:00

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