• Short Summary

    An air base is built in Labrador to fly planes from North America for war use in Britain.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Voiceovered Newsreel story.

    Labrador.

    Shots of American air base being built and used to ferry planes to Britain. The air base is being built with lots of heavy machinery. Shots of men of the RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) in the control tower. Ground to air shots of plane's flying overhead. Shots of various kinds of planes landing - transport planes, fighters, bombers. Various shots of planes being checked over before they are ready to be flown to Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1847.08
    Media URN:
    60908
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:15:00 / 01:08:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 711 D

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