• Short Summary

    JFK watches display by US air force in Florida.

  • Description

    Title reads: "US Air Strength".

    US Air Force puts on show for President Kennedy, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Panning shot President John F. Kennedy (JFK) arriving at the Elgin Air Force Base. L/S USAF men on stand. M/S Mr. Kennedy sitting with General Curtis Lemay. C/U Vice President Lyndon Johnson sitting with Air Secretary Zuckert.

    Panning shot as group of fighters sweep past camera in formation, they drop a load of napalm bombs which explode in wall of fire. C/U President Kennedy. Panning L/S fighters refuelling from tanker planes. M/S President Kennedy. M/S dummy plane flying over base. L/S fighters tracking plane; the four fighters fire rocket which stream after the dummy plane. L/S as the rockets hit the plane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1703.30
    Media URN:
    52924
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:42:00 / 01:46:29:00
    Canister:
    62/39

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