• Short Summary

    American showing that glider can be a transport plane if needed.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "RIDERS IN GLIDERS".

    United States of America (USA).

    Several shots of the lines of gliders and men working on them - possibly in the factory. Various shots of glider pilots boarding their craft. With a tow from powered plane, the gliders go into the air and the pilots are left on their own. A glider makes a perfect landing. A jeep emerges out of one of the gliders - demonstration of the carrying power of these craft.

    (Mute & Track Negs.) (Dublin Reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1081.06
    Media URN:
    37987
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:23:00 / 01:12:16:00
    Canister:
    43/29

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