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    Hendon, Greater London.

    No title, according to issue sheet should read: "R.A.F. Pageant. Three Kings and Queens and record crowd of over 100,000 see thrilling display".

    Panning L/S of lots of aeroplanes parked on a field, a large biplane taxis past in the foreground. Various L/Ss of lots of planes taking off all at once. Various L/Ss of planes flying in formation. M/Ss of large biplane taxiing across a field. We see the same plane taking off. Various shots of triangular plane (like primitive Stealth bomber) in flight.

    Various shots of dignitaries and officers inspecting some of the grounded in planes. Includes some good shots of King George V, Queen Mary and Prince of Wales, Prince Edward looking at planes. More shots of aeroplanes flying in formation.

    After several seconds of spacing story resumes at 01:35:28. More shots of triangular plane. Panning shot of large field full of parked cars. M/S of man climbing into cockpit of triangular plane, we see it take off. More shots of it in flight.

    M/S of men standing around a small, funny shaped plane with sloping wings like Concorde. More shots of planes flying in formation. C/U of funny plane. It has number - J'8067 - painted on the side. We see the plane being lifted onto a trailer. L/S of biplanes taking off.

    Various shots of a large model of a fortress being bombarded with smoke bombs from the air. Aerial shot from plane flying over the air show. More shots of smoke bomb display. Aerial shot of crowd scenes. Various shots of an auto-giro in flight.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:18:00 / 01:40:03:00
    G 1308
    Sort Number:
    G 1308
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    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Royal Air Force Hendon Air Pageant
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