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  • Short Summary

    Shots onboard aircraft carrier H.M.S. 'Formidable'.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear / unknown.

    M/S as aircraft with wings folded up is lowered from deck on H.M.S. 'Formidable'. Various shots of plane taking off. A tractor pulls plane across deck. Various shots planes flying over. One plane comes in to land and wings fold up. M/S's as bombs are loaded onto planes. M/S tractor pulling plane. Various shots as pilot gets in cockpit. M/S propellors whirring. Various shots as planes take off. Elevated shot of religious service taking place on deck with band playing hymns. C/U vicar, M/S men onboard. M/S plane landing. M/S planes escorting ships. M/S plane on deck. Various shots of planes and ships in fleet. C/U captain on deck. C/U navigator. M/S planes in line. Various shots as planes take off and land on deck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2040.17
    Media URN:
    62577
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:07:00 / 02:02:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 1251 B

Comments (1)

  1. B.Moogk says

    I would be interested if this film had images of Corsair \"115\", the airplane that Robert Hampton Gray flew when he won is Victoria Cross. The film is missing over four minutes. The video is only 45 seconds long but the data indicates 5:04 minutes.

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