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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of anti-aircraft guns and a Spitfire scramble at RAF base.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - locations unclear or unknown.

    Various Shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) anti-aircraft crews practicing with their large gun. They use a variety of range and direction finding machines and turn and load the gun. The guns are all in bunkers and well built emplacements on an airfield. Some shots of the guns firing.

    CU sign by one of the gun emplacements 'Hitler's Bogey'.

    VS of groups of Beaufighters in flight over the guns.

    More shots of guns firing.

    Good shots of RAF fighter pilots playing table tennis in Mess when scrambled. Lots of grabbing coats and flying helmets and running for planes. Good (mocked up) scramble scenes.

    Group of Spitfires taxi off and take off from airfield. Good shots (if slightly scratched).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1637.14
    Media URN:
    60306
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:57:00 / 01:25:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 263 F

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