• Short Summary

    RAF Dakotas supply Chinese Army by flying over Himalayas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "OVER THE HUMP".

    India & China.

    Close shot of Dakota aircraft with one engine turning (parked). Close up shot of the interior of Dakota cockpit with pilot at controls. Several shots of the Dakota taking off from aerodrome in India for flight over Himalayas to China.

    Aerial views of the peaks of Himalayas with Mount Everest predominating. Dakota plane flying over Himalayas. Dakota plane landing on airfield in China.

    Several shots of the British Military Mission Dodge vehicle loading supplies from Dakota. Close up shot of the BMC (British Motor Corporation) sign on the vehicle. Close up shot of sign "RAF Unit Kunming". Pan along a pagoda. Trucks with supplies arriving.

    Combined print used as mute - first 100 feet of the mute neg. missing. Mute also transferred.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1147.21
    Media URN:
    39823
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:16:00 / 01:49:22:00
    Canister:
    45/17

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