• Short Summary

    Item showing how The Vickers Predictor works with anti-aircraft guns to hit a moving target.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PREDICTIONS WHILE YOU WAIT!"

    Various shots of a machine called the Vickers Predictor. Animated diagrams and live footage explain how the machine works to calculate the future position of a moving target. Connected to anti-aircraft guns, the machine enables the guns to be fired at the correct position to hit the moving aeroplane. Good shots of artillery guns being lined up, loaded and fired.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1188.22
    Media URN:
    40950
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:55:00 / 01:43:20:00
    Canister:
    PT 482

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