• Short Summary

    Sir Frances Humphrey visits the RAF Bomber Squadron in Northern Iraq.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bagdad - WITH THE R.A.F. IN THE NEAR EAST - Exclusive pictures by our cameraman now travelling in the East."

    Mosul & Bagdad, Iraq.

    Formation of RAF (Royal Air Force) bomber planes of No 55 Bomber Squadron taking off. Planes making various formations in the air.

    This is an air display in honour of Sir Francis Humphrey who has come to visit their base in Mosul, Northern Iraq. Sir Frances flew his own plane (a Leopard Moth) to Mosul.

    Sir Frances with his son and daughter watching the air display. Sir Frances in cockpit of his plane ready to return home. Plane takes off.

    Sir France' plane is escorted by the squadron. Planes flying in straight line. Planes flying over Bagdad forming V.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    783.35
    Media URN:
    8727
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:37:00 / 01:57:15:00
    Canister:
    34/26

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