• Short Summary

    Hovercraft fire engine in Norfolk & new Amphirol vehicle in Holland.

  • Description

    Norfolk & Holland (Netherlands).

    Norfolk. Air view, the fire fighting hovercraft fire engine at speed over water. CU. Pilot at controls. CU. Co-pilot. LV. As the hovercraft comes off water onto marshy ground. GV. From hovercraft, over marshy ground. LV. Pan, marshy ground. LV. From cockpit, as hovercraft stops near fire. LV. Two firemen jump from hovercraft. LV. From hovercraft, as the firemen run towards fire with hose. LV. The firemen running over marshy ground with hose. LV. As they start to spray fire with foam. Nearer shot, firemen spraying with foam. LV. The hovercraft and firemen.

    Holland. LV. The Amphirol, new form of 'worm-drive' transport, coming through muddy water towards camera. It can move through mud , water and any other surface - claims voiceover. LV. From rear of the vehicle, as it goes along. LV. Pan, the Amphirol going through very deep mud. LV. Tracks left behind it. LV. As it goes into the sea. LV. Amphirol at sea. CU. Driver, pan to controls. LV. Amphirol comes out of sea onto beach, & CU. CU. Controls. LV. As the Amphirol comes towards camera sideways. SV. People watching. LV. The Amphirol going sideways at speed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1793.19
    Media URN:
    55251
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:32:00 / 01:37:44:00
    Canister:
    66/35

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