• Short Summary

    French troops in Algeria find various ways to use helicopters.

  • Description

    Algeria.

    GV. From the air, two helicopters flying along - 'Flying Bananas' - helicopters with two propellors. GV. From the air, helicopter settling down on ridge and troops start to jump from it. Helicopter then takes off again. CU. Pilot in cabin. CU. Soldiers strapping wounded man in chair. SV. The chair starts to go up towards the helicopter with the man in it. AS. Man in chair being pulled into the "Sikorski" type helicopter, known in the army as "Jolly Elephants." GV. Aircraft carrying jeep beneath it flying along. Puts the jeep down on ground. SV. Man sitting in jeep trying to move it as it is stuck. CU. Front wheels of jeep trying to get out of deep ridge. GV. Helicopter pulling the jeep out and back onto the road.

    (F.G.) (Title Scene G)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    647.01
    Media URN:
    32689
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:29:00
    Canister:
    57/28

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