• Short Summary

    Huge joint air force exercise over the skies of England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Exercise "Bulldog" Five Nations Join In Giant Air Manoeuvres".

    Wyton, Hunts. Odiham, Tangmere, Marham, Beckenham, West Malling, Kent.

    VS Briefing room. MV Air crew leaving briefing room. LV Crew walk to aircraft. SV Members of crew putting on harnesses. MV Air crew entering plane. SV Turret rotated. MV Mid turret revolving. SV Lincoln moving. MV Operations officers listening to Bomber command chief, Air Marshal Sir Aubrey Elwood around map in operations room. CU Air Marshal Elwood. CU Officer pan to map. GV B-50, 'drome, Crew preparing for flight. MV Crew in front of aircraft. CU insignia. MV French airmen of Vampire Squadron looking at map. MV Netherlands pilots playing cards. SV Dutch pilots round card table. CU Hand holding cards. MV Pilot sitting in cockpit reading paper Headline - 'Russia has the Atom bomb. GV Airfield. - Lincoln aircraft in b/g. Tractor pull bomb carriers. SV 4,000 pound bomb on carrier. SV Two bombs. Pan. SV Tractor pulls bomb in front of aircraft. SV Skipper dishing out chocolate to air crew. SV Air crew man putting on parachute. CU Pilot puts on helmet. SV aircrew entering plane. MV Pilot in cockpit giving 'thumbs up' to ground staff in f/g. SV Engine starting up. SV aircraft. VS of Lincoln taking off. MV Elevated control room at observer Corps HQ. SV Plotters at work. CU Hands on plotting table moving indictors CU Girl observer. MV Control room at fighter station. Officer gives scramble. MV Dutch pilots play cards. They throw down cards and run. SV Pilot into Meteor cockpit. SV Insignia on aircraft and rear end of jets. SV Pilot in plane gives 'thumbs up' sign. LV Towards and pan Meteors taking off. LV Mosquito shooting up anti-aircraft gun. Gunners working. SV Through sight gunner elevating gun. LV Through sight Mosquito shooting gun. SV Gun crew. MV Meteor climbing up. SV Gunners. MV Meteors flying in formation. CU Gun turret as guns are depressed. LV Meteor attacks Lincoln. Gunner follows through. CU Gun turret. LV Second Meteor attacks. LV Air to Air B-50s in flight. MV B-50 shot through hatchway, SV Observers tracking aircraft. LV Vapour trails over 'drome. MV Vapour trails over drome, showing interceptor trails. CU Observer Corps man looks up through binoculars. MV Vapour trails showing fighter trails as they intercept.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:59:00 / 01:25:06:00

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