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  • Short Summary

    Loading rockets on Hornets and 20 mm canon, Hornets taking off and flying in formation.

  • Description

    Butterfield airfield, Malaya.

    Dope sheet refers to various people in the footage, Trevor Jones, Bert Trafford, Charles Veal, Allen Abraham, Jim Burton, Roy Thomas, George Shaw, Brian Nicklass, Tagg Johnstone, Cooper, Taff George, Denis Parsons, Dick Boyce, Jock Wallace.

    Various air shots, of Butterfield airfield. LS. Line of Hornets being serviced for the next sortie. MS. Ground crew loading aircraft with rockets. CU. L.A.C. fixing rocket to wing. MS. Two sots, Corporal and L.A.C. fixing rocket. MS. Tracking - rockets going to next aircraft. MS. Taking rocket over to plane. LS. R.A.F. mechanics working on Hornet. CU. Working on engine. CU. L.A.C. MS. R.A.F. mechanics around Hornet. CUs Two L.A.Cs MS. Loading 20 mm. cannon. MS. Under plane loading cannon. CU. Rockets on plane. LS. 33 Squadron sign in foreground, with planes in background. LS. Pilots outside briefing room. CU. Squadron Leader Cooper. Pan, C.Us three types. CU. Type. CU. Prop. sing. LS. Pilots walking out to aircraft. MS. Pilot boarding plane. LS. Plane starting up. CU. Ground crew. LS. Six Hornets taxiing out to take off. LS. Two shots of take off. LS. Inside control room. LS. Six Hornets fly past in formation. LS. Planes landing, taxiing in, and pilots walking back.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:36:00 / 01:45:00:00
    UN 2669 B

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