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  • Short Summary

    US airmen and WAACs christen new Liberator bomber "GI Jane".

  • Description

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

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots crowd of USAF (United States Air Force) airmen and WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps). They are taking place in naming ceremony of new Liberator bomber "GI Jane". One of the WAACs adds final touches with paintbrush to name on side of plane. M/S of bomber crew - they all turn their away from camera to show "GI Jane" painted on back of jackets. Another WAAC smashes champagne bottle against plane, the handsome pilot them shakes her hand. A priest is then seen blessing the plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1919.04
    Media URN:
    61348
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:27:00 / 01:15:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 768 D

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