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  • Air Guardians Of The Coast (1940)

    🎬British Pathé – The work of Coastal Command - shots on board a plane as it overflies a merchant convoy. Full title reads: "Air Gardians of the Coast". The Solent. MS and aerial views of Sunderland flying boat taking off in the Solent. Various good shots of the crew during a mission. with shots of pilot and co-pilot at controls, navigator at work, cameraman filming a merchant ship below and co-pilot using aldis lamp to signal to ships in convoy below, also MS gunners in their positions.
    1616 Views
  • Air-Sea Rescue (1949)

    🎬British Pathé – A Sikorsky helicopter carries out a practise air / sea rescue in Calshot, Hampshire. Air-Sea rescue demonstration. L/S of a stranded pilot in a dinghy. Various shots of a Sikorsky helicopter coming to the rescue. C/U's of the pilot and joystick. M/S propellors revolving. L/S of the dinghy from the air, M/S as the helicopter hovers over it and drops a ladder, M/S as the pilot climbs to safety. M/S of the water. L/S of the helicopter flying away
    1555 Views
  • Angling Competition - Shore Fishing (1957)

    🎬British Pathé – Alan Southern wins angling competition at Boscombe Pier. Bournemouth, Dorset. Unissued / Unused material. Angling competition. Boscombe. Bournemouth, Dorset. MS competitors arriving. LS scene by Boscombe Pier. Various shots of competitors going to fish. Various shots flounder being tagged. Various shots men throwing tagged fish back into sea. MS rough sea. CU prizes on tables. Various shots anglers throwing out lines etc. LS angler pulling in fish he has caught. CU competitor taking hook out of mouth of a fish. LS competitor pulling in fish. CU competitor looking at fish he has caught. CU winner Alan Southern running with fish towards scales. CU Alan Southern weighing fish
    1342 Views
  • Army Frogmen Aka Army Frogman Training (1961)

    🎬British Pathé – Trainee divers from the Royal Engineers are seen in action at Marchwood in Hampshire. Marchwood, Hampshire. L/S panning across the harbour; various ships are seen in the distance; on the quay beside us are four frogmen in diving suits with air cylinders on their backs. An army officer checks their equipment as we hear they are from the Royal Engineers, and are shallow water divers. The men line up along the quay and jump in. Various shots of the men swimming on their backs to the target zone as commentator tells us the frogmen are used when there's a need for a silent, unseen approach. On land we see M/S of a soldier working a large air pump with a long hose attached to a diving rig. M/S on the top of the rig shows a man in a full old-fashioned diving costume with bowl-shaped helmet and weighted shoes. A soldier fits the air hose to the diving suit while an officer crouches beside a kind of radio transmitter. The diver climbs down a ladder into the diving rig. The soldiers at the top of the rig light an underwater cutter and lower it into the water. Underwater M/Ss of the diver cutting through a girder with the oxy-hydrogen torch. L/S and M/S from a stony beach as we see two frogmen coming out of the water. The three frogmen crouch on the beach while a soldier winds up a detonator box. M/S of the water as an explosive charge is detonated; the explosion throws up a large cloud of water. Note: print used for telecine transfer is quite scratched; neg is cut. On file is a letter to Pathe from the Diving School at McMullen Barracks in Marchwood. Cuts exist - see separate record
    1597 Views
  • Army Gets A Ship (1964)

    🎬British Pathé – The British army get a logistics ship - the Sir Lancelot loader. Full title reads: "Marchwood. Army gets A Ship". Marchwood, Hampshire. The British army get a logistics ship - the Sir Lancelot loader. GV The Sir Lancelot loader with its bow loading bay open. GV The open bay. SV Ramp being lowered. GV Looking along deck to bridge. CU Captain Ploughman (of the Merchant Navy) on the bridge. CU Ditto. Pan down to show him moving control lever. CU Close circuit TV screen showing the loading ramp at the stern of the ship. GV Tank on the ramp at the stern pan. up to show helicopter coming in to land on the ship. SV Helicopter landing. GV Tank moving along the ramp into the hold of the ship. SV ditto. LV Looking along the hold to the ramp at stern which the tank is moving along. SV ditto. SV Pan Jeep going up ramp from lower deck to top deck. SV ditto. GV The top deck. AS Bofors anti-aircraft gun in action. SV ditto. GV The Sir Lancelot
    1427 Views
  • Army Of Peace (1933)

    🎬British Pathé – Young unemployed men live and work at the Grith Fyrd camp in the New Forest. Titles read: "The army of peace. Grith Fyrd, it is called, and the camp consists of many who are unemployed, but by no means unoccupied." On the bank of the River Avon near Fordingbridge we see various shots of the Grith Fyrd or Peace Army Camp, where "young men of all classes can develop themselves both physically and mentally". Bare chested young men cut down a tree and carry it back to the camp. Several shots of the men working in the camp, making concrete buildings, weaving rushes for shelter mats, weaving cloth for their clothes, doing woodwork and making sandals, milking goats, taking classes from other camp members, cooking, bathing in the river, drying themselves and running back for dinner. Commentator says this is neither a vocational training centre nor a holiday camp and adds "One of the main objects is to make constructive use of leisure, whether enforced or otherwise". Good footage of camp for unemployed young men during the Depression. Note: there is a letter on file from the Organising Secretary of the Camps
    1609 Views

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