• Short Summary

    Marshall Mars flying boat carries 308 men on trip

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    Marshall Mars Flying Boat carries 308 men - Alameda, United States of America.

    American newsreel titles read: '308 PASSENGERS FLY IN ONE PLANE!'. (American commentary.)

    L/S of troops lining up to board massive flying boat, Marshall Mars. Troops marching aboard Mars. L/S panning along wings from nose showing men standing on wings to illustrate the enormous number who boarded the plane.

    General view of troops huddled together inside hull. C/U of pilot; pan down to his hand opening throttles. L/S pan of Mars taking off (aided by eight jato assist units) on way to San Diego "with the largest load of humans ever carried into the air". A huge plume of smoke is coming out the back of the plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2493.05
    Media URN:
    67523
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:00:00 / 01:18:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 2135 D

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