• Short Summary

    A new aeroplane with helicopter blades in Pennsylvania and castle with beautiful grounds in Salzburg.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    The 'vertaplane' - a new type of aeroplane with wings and helicopter propellers (like autogiro) being tested in Pennsylvania, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of 'vertaplane' preparing for take off. Various C/Us of rotary blade spinning. and pilot in cockpit. L/S of 'vertaplane' taking off like conventional plane, the rotary blade helps it gain height more quickly.

    Only castle to survive 30 years war (Austro-Prussian war) without substantial damage, in Helbrun, Salzburg (Austria).

    Various shots of exterior of castle and beautifully landscaped grounds, full of statues and fountains. Various shots of bizarre gargoyles and statuettes that have been converted into fountains. Some appear to be built into manmade grotto.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1158.14
    Media URN:
    40081
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:10:00 / 01:30:38:00
    Canister:
    PT 391

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