• Short Summary

    Bristol Beaufighter fighter planes under construction in aircraft factory.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Ten-gun terror of the skies".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of the assembly line of aircraft factory. We see the Bristol Beaufighter under construction. The Beaufighters are RAF's latest and most heavily armed fighter planes. The wings are being built, engines are fitted etc. Many of the factory workers are women. Pan with a Beaufighter as she taxies and takes off. The aeroplane flies directly over the camera at a low altitude. Ground to air M/S of a Beaufighter in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1123.01
    Media URN:
    39115
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:11:00
    Canister:
    41/64

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