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    Material related to newsreel story "Air Exercise Over Britain" - 51/80.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Air Exercise Over Britain" - 51/80.

    Material for Newsreel story - extra shots.

    LV B29 Washington bomber aircraft on dispersal point during 'Operation Pinnacle'. SV Crew of aircraft. LV Bombs being towed to aircraft. SV Bombs Pan to LV Washington aircraft. SV Armourers bombing up. SV Bombs being towed Pan to LV aircraft. SV Engines starting. LV Pan aircraft with engines running. SV Washington taxiing. SV Washington taking off.

    CU Major-General WW Irvine, OC US AA Artillery brigade and C-in-C British AA Command, Lieutenant-General Sir Charles F Loewen, standing outside HQ Stanmore.

    SV Member of Observer Corps. looking through instrument. CU End of instrument. CU Member of Observer Corps talking into telephone. LV American pilots rushing to Sabre jet fighters. SV American climbing into cockpit. CU Pilot in cockpit. LV Pan Sabres taking off. (2 shots). LV Sabre flying towards. (2 shots). LV Formation of Sabres flying over airfield.

    LV CO briefing British RAF Meteor pilots. CU pilots. SV Ground crew with belly tank. SV Crew with belly tank. VS Plotting table at Command H.Q. CU WRAF working at table. SV Pan Meteor taxiing. LV Pan Meteors taking off.


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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:25:00 / 01:20:32:00
    51/80 B (Selected Originals)

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