• Short Summary

    Aerial photographs and footage of Paris taken by RAF observers in a Blenhiem bomber.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PROOF POSITIVE - PRODUCED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE AIR MINISTRY".

    France and somewhere in Britain.

    Montage of shots showing bombers in flight, bomb doors opening, sticks of bombs dropping and large explosion below.

    In an office RAF officers looks at aerial photographs of the Paris area and plan raid objectives. M/S of a stills camera and a movie camera being loaded onto aircraft by pilots and observers. General view of Blenheim taking off.

    Slow and slightly jumpy aerial footage of Paris taken from the movie camera aboard the plane, showing the centre and the factories outside the city.

    Several aerial photographs of factory areas before and after the bombing.

    The aircraft returns to base and a roll of film is unloaded. A WAAF files aerial photos. Aircraft taxi, take off and fly overhead in formation. Item ends with RAF insignia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1338.16
    Media URN:
    44179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:33:00 / 01:23:11:00
    Canister:
    42/77

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