• Short Summary

    Good footage of Sunderland Flying Boat tracking the 'Queen Mary' over the Atlantic

  • Description

    Several shots good shots of Sunderland Flying boat taking off from Pembroke Bay in Wales in search of the liner the 'Queen Mary' in the Atlantic. Aerial shots of coastline. Very good shots of the large aircraft in-flight. M/Ss of navigator plotting course. M/Ss of crewman walking round inside the plane. Plane in-flight, propellers turning.

    M/Ss of the cockpit. Crewman preparing food in galley. M/S of pilot eating food. M/S of man looking through astro hatch. M/S and c/u of radar. More exterior shots of the aeroplane and navigator. The flying boat suddenly banks right and dives down. Aerial shots of the 'Queen Mary' below. M/Ss of crewman sending Morse code message to the passenger ship. More good shots of the liner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1267.08
    Media URN:
    34265
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:43:00 / 01:15:17:00
    Canister:
    NP 251

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