• Short Summary

    Good shots of aircraft landing and taking off from carrier ship HMS Illustrious.

  • Description

    Titles read: "HMS ILLUSTRIOUS".

    Location of events unknown - somewhere in Allied waters!

    L/S of aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious at sea after repairs and a refit in American and British ports. Various shots on board the carrier show a plane being raised on the deck lift. A pilot gets into the American-built Martlet fighter and takes off.

    Another plane lands, carrying Rear Admiral Lyster who is welcomed by Captain Talbot, Commander of the ship. More planes take off and land on the ship. A plane is lowered back down on the deck lift.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.10
    Media URN:
    43815
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:39:00 / 01:15:15:00
    Canister:
    42/37

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