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  • Short Summary

    Canadian Air Force men build and use an airport.

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    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Various shots of bomber planes in flight. Mountainous landscape underneath, also a river seen. Sea plane take off, pilot takes rifle with him.

    Various shots of the bulldozers, gravel diggers and several other machines at work during a building of airport. Various shots of building of airport building, sign on the building reads 'Royal Canadian Air Force'. More shots of the machines and men building the airport. Several shots of the finished airport with men loading a plane with furniture. Several shots of plane taking off - air to air shots. Several shots of plane in flight and of built up area over which the plane is flying - looks industrial. More shots of the airport, planes landing, crew unloading plane, etc. Various shots of dignitaries landing and being greeted at the new airport. A man has huskies pulling him around the airport. Various shots of aircraft lined up at the airport. Mechanics checking the aircraft before takeoff. Pilots and crew getting ready for the flights. Men reading newspaper, laughing. Planes taking off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:20:00 / 02:00:02:00
    UN 956 C

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