• Short Summary

    Footage of King George VI visiting RAF base.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown.

    Full titles read: "CAVALRY OF THE CLOUDS"

    L/S's of King George VI watching demonstration of aircraft's lifeboat which is ejected from side of aircraft and inflated automatically. L/S of King inspecting fighters which includes good shots of several Spitfires, flying boats and bomber crews of the Royal Air Force ( RAF ).

    M/S of King inspecting aircraft damaged in raid on Kiel canal, with C/U bullet holes in plane. L/S and M/S of King holding investiture in hangar of men who took part in raid on Kiel canal. M/S of the five airmen after being decorated. L/S's of squadrons of aeroplanes flying overhead.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1027.17
    Media URN:
    20270
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:37:00 / 01:26:49:00
    Canister:
    39/87

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