• Short Summary

    A look at the United States air base at Wethersfield and a football match between the airmen.

  • Description

    Wethersfield, Essex.

    A story about the United States air base at Wethersfield. Various shots of the jets as they taxi and take off, and various shots of the airmen as they work on the aeroplanes and fly them.

    Various shots of an American football game complete with cheerleaders. There are various shots of the game and people shouting from the crowd. Various shots of the Romford Boys' Band in uniform marching along and playing their instruments, also eating hot-dogs. A good shot where one of the airmen swaps his football helmet for a boy's cap.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    257.03
    Media URN:
    3439
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:16:00 / 01:13:33:00
    Canister:
    CP 473

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