This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Aircraft flying in formation plus biplane in flight and being pushed over snowy ground.

  • Description

    DH9 Air Story.

    Location of events unknown - somewhere in Britain?

    Group of about 10 biplanes taking off. Then; the aeroplanes flying in formation. Landing - nearly; planes skim across the ground & take off again. CU tracking shot of something (bomb?) being dropped from aeroplane. Shot from aeroplane looking back toward tail at poles and wire. Tracking shot taken from below and to left of aeroplane.

    Group of many men holding up large twin-prop biplane from below; then lowering it onto a sort of cart; & pushing it (snow on ground). CU pan on front of plane. Two young women beside the plane start to throw snowballs. CU one propeller turning. 2 men in seats of the plane; which are located in solid centre section; in front of wings. Quality is variable: some quite grainy & battered but some fairly good.


  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:06:41:00
    ON 326 A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment