• Short Summary

    American air force bombers show off their skills. Good shots of aerial manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'War in the Sky' Great mimic attack by America's newest bombers, make grim reminder of the horror of any future war!"

    United States of America.

    Monoplane bomber with twin propellors revs up its engines on the ground. Most likely part of the American Air Force.

    Air crew load up bombs onto under wing mountings.

    Four or five large biplanes fly overhead.

    Aerial views in flight of the bombers and the biplanes. Good shots of a large number of biplanes flying in formation.

    C/U pilot in cockpit (probably filmed on the ground) he is describing the manoeuvre.

    The planes perform various manoeuvres overhead.

    Aerial shot of one of the bombers as it drops one of its bombs. An onboard camera follows the bomb down.

    Aerial view of an explosion on the ground. This is bombing practice.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    691.15
    Media URN:
    5317
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:25:00 / 01:24:43:00
    Canister:
    32/99

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