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  • Short Summary

    Military aeroplanes being built for service in Iraq.

  • Description

    Weybridge, Surrey.

    Title: "TROOPSHIPS OF THE AIR. The wonderful Vicker's Victoria (450 Napier-Lion Engines) designed to carry 23 men, rations & equipment for service in Iraq".

    High angled panning shot of half-constructed aeroplanes being worked on inside a large aircraft hangar. Panning shot along wing span of large aeroplane, engineers stand on the wings and in the cockpit, making final adjustments to the plane. Panning M/S of the aeroplane, men are working on the engines attached to each wing. M/S of the plane being rotated around, men can still be seen working on the engines. Panning shot along the length of the plane.

    After a second of spacing, cuts / out takes start at 01:50:58. Some more shots showing the construction of the aeroplanes inside the hangar. Otherwise, shots are the same or similar to those in the edited part of the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    456.23
    Media URN:
    25617
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:41:00 / 01:52:14:00
    Canister:
    G 1274

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