• Short Summary

    Dinghy racing competition from Essex - Victor bombers take to the skies in Rutland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News In Flashes".

    Thorpe Bay, Essex.

    GV Hornet dinghy preparing to race. SV Dinghy being wheeled down ramp into water. CU People watching. GV Start. LV Dinghies sailing towards camera. CU Woman with binoculars. SV Dinghies coming round marker. CU Girl on No 455 leaning back to stop dinghy from turning over. GV Dinghies going away from camera. CU Dinghy sailing. SV Dinghy in trouble, it starts to turn over and mast hits the water. CU Dinghy sailing past. SV The Dinghy that turned over being righted by crew.

    Intertitle reads: "Rutland". (now part of Leicestershire).

    GV Handley Page Victor bombers lined up at Cottesmore, Rutland. FV Victor Nuclear Bomber. LV Pan, bombers lined up. SV Group of pilots talking to Group Captain Johnnie Johnson. SV Group Capt. Johnson and crew start to climb aboard Victor. CU Two mechanics putting in cable connections for the starter motors. LV Victor slowly taxiing down runway. FV Victor with jets revving, nose of another Victor taxis past camera. LV Towards Victor Bomber taking off. SV Towards and pan to another Victor Bomber taking off. Air to air of Victor bomber in flight.

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:40:47:00 / 10:42:36:00

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