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  • Short Summary

    The Air Minister visits an aircraft factory in Longbridge - he sees a new plane.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Near Birmingham".

    Longbridge, Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Exterior shots of large crowd of workers gathered outside Austin Shadow factory building. Two men are addressing them from a podium.

    Interior shot of factory. Men are standing by aircraft engines. The factory is being inspected by Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood. Various shots of him touring the aircraft factory.

    Outdoors. Kingsley Wood climbs up on the wing of a Fairey Battle Bomber - a new plane and shakes hands with the pilot.

    Shots of the plane starting up and flying round.

    Shots of Wood watching plane in flight.

    N.B. Story has been misfiled in 40/32.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.49
    Media URN:
    20726
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:35:00 / 01:52:05:00
    Canister:
    38/60

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