• Short Summary

    Dutch missionaries learn to fly.

  • Description

    Hilversum, Holland (Netherlands) and New Guinea.

    Three small planes flying in formation. LV. Interior of room where the missionaries in robes are seated while a man speaks to them - other people are sitting around. SV. The three missionaries seated at the table with another man who is their flying instructor - missionaries are fully qualified pilots. CU. Three missionaries looking at their flying certificates which have just been presented to them.

    LV. Missionaries walking into the National Aviation School grounds in Hilversum. LV. They walk from hangar with their instructor dressed in flying clothes ready for flight. SV. The instructor climbing into small plane to sit beside one of the missionaries who is already seated. CU. One of the missionaries operating stick.

    Another missionary swings the propellor to start another aircraft. GV. Camera pans as the aircraft takes off and goes away into back view.

    Air shot, three planes flying in formation carrying the missionaries. AS. As plane flies over mountainous land with a lake. Air shot, jungle territory and shore with wooden huts.

    (F.G) (Orig.H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:04:00 / 01:26:16:00

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