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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Air Exercises over the South Eastern Coast of Britain.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "HOME DEFENCE AIR EXERCISES"

    Good L/Ss of large van pulling up alongside a Hawker Hurricane at an air base in Southern England. M/S/s of RAF (Royal Air Force) men refuelling the fighter aircraft. M/S of men sitting at table eating. M/s of men pulling out reels of ammunition from box. M/S of men putting on gas masks. L/S of pilot climbing into a Hurricane. L/S of the planes taking off. M/S of light bomber in-flight (possibly a Bristol Blenheim). L/Ss and M/S of Spitfires in-flight.

    Cataloguer's note: Soundtrack for this item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1021.06
    Media URN:
    20394
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1939
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:22:00 / 01:06:55:00
    Canister:
    39/65

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