• Short Summary

    Air bases in Malta and at Biggin Hill celebrating shooting down 1,000th enemy plane.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SCORE = 1,000".

    Malta and Biggin Hill, Kent.

    Close up shot of flames burning around Swastika on a wing of crashed German plane. Several shots of the pilot who shot down the 1,000th plane, Squadron Leader Lynch, arriving at his base in Malta. Close up shot of the pilot writing on the plane 'Malta's 1,000th'.

    Various shots of the pilots and air crews at Biggin Hill gathered around two men - a Canadian, Squadron Leader Charles of Saskatchewan and a Frenchman, Commandant Rene of Paris, who are both equally credited with shooting down the 1,000th enemy aircraft for their base.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1083.17
    Media URN:
    38060
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:26:00 / 01:47:36:00
    Canister:
    43/41

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