• Short Summary

    Shots of air speed record from newsreel story "Headlines from the Pathe NewsDesk" 45/91.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Herne Bay, Kent.

    Conversation between Group Captain Wilson and Eric Greenwood about the breaking of the air speed record (natural sound). Silhouette shot of Gloster Meteor jet plane taxiing across the aerodrome. L/S plane on ground. Wilson enters cockpit. Hoisting marker balloon. Various shots Meteor jet plane in flight (natural sound) and taking off. Pan down from aerial view to RAF RT radio truck with RAF ground crew listening.

    This item is cuts / rushes from newsreel story HEADLINES FROM THE PATHE NEWSDESK in 45/91. See separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2054.02
    Media URN:
    62672
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:16:00 / 01:08:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 1276 B (aka UN 1276 E)

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Group Captain Wilson" is Group Captain H. J. "Willy" Wilson.

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