• Short Summary

    The ruler of a Nigerian state visits an RAF station to watch the planes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "North Weald. The Emir of Katsina - his grandsons and suite, make first flight after the RAF had 'shown them the whole works'."

    North Weald, (Essex).

    The Emir of Katsina and his family (wearing North African costumes) walk across the cordon at RAF North Weald they are accompanied by Officers of the Royal Air Force.

    Formation of R.A.F. biplanes take off. Shots of the Emir and his group watching through binoculars. Shots of a parachute falling to ground.

    CU of two of the Emir's young grandsons seated in the cockpit of a plane. More shots of the Emir inspecting planes - it looks as if he is about to get into one of them.

    N.B. Katsina is a State of Nigeria.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    705.17
    Media URN:
    6146
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:31:00 / 01:33:51:00
    Canister:
    33/37

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