• Short Summary

    Britain increases air supply of Berlin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRITAIN STEPS UP AIRLIFT".

    Gatow Airfield, Berlin, Germany.

    Dakota aircraft taxiing to runway at Gatow Airfield, Germany, in the air lift. General view of three Hastings aircraft flying in formation. Close up shot of pilot of Hastings at controls. Aerial view of train speeding along tracks. Hastings aircraft in flight. High angle long shot of airfield. Hastings aircraft taxiing. Bats guiding aircraft. Long shot of Hastings aircraft taxiing down runway, passing 'Gatow' sign. Notice 'Royal Air Force Station, Gatow'. General view, building of new runway in progress. Bulldozer levelling runway. Long shot of runway construction in progress - people and machinery at work. Halifax aircraft landing in background. Long shot of levelling machines at work on new runway. Long shot of workmen mixing cement. Dakota taxiing in background. Germans unloading coal from aircraft. Long shot of men unloading coal from wagons into trucks. Line of aircraft in background. Pan with two Germans in lorry handing up sack of coal to men on trucks. They empty sacks and throw them over side to men working below. Several shots of men working on new runway, pan as Dakota comes in to land. Long shot of RAF crews standing round talking. Close up shot of R.A.F. Officer laughing. Long shot of Hastings aircraft flying in formation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:44:00 / 01:26:19:00

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