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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of crews of Hudson bombers preparing for flights. Also see use of carrier pigeon.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    VS of four-man Hudson crew kitting up and entering bomber.

    VS Crew settling in interior of the bomber. Message is placed on carrier pigeon's leg and released. RAF (Royal Air Force) Officer checks turret gun position.

    Ground to air shot, the Hudsons fly over camera.

    Var. good shots unpacking and packing parachutes and hanging them to dry.

    Var. good shots as the crews climb aboard and warm up planes. (N.B. one of the planes has a name in Gaelic written on it.)

    Var. good LS pans with three Hudsons taking off. They fly back low over camera.

    Two good LSs Hudson landing and taxiing in on open grassy airfield.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1629.09
    Media URN:
    60240
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:00:00 / 01:23:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 240 A

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