PATHE SUPER SOUND GAZETTE No 38/17, PICK-A-BACK PLANE DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT

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Places:

  • Dundee

Subjects:

  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: PATHE SUPER SOUND GAZETTE No 38/17, PICK-A-BACK PLANE DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT

Reference number: 1893

Date: 1938, February 28

Production company: Pathe Gazette

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.07 mins

Description: Footage of a demonstration of the two aircraft in flight over the Firth of Tay. [The Mercury Maia aircraft flew from Dundee to Cape Town in 1937].

Credits: [cam. Taylor]

Shotlist: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

[No opening credits] Brief shot of submarine being attacked/firing deck gun (0.06) Title. Shots of Mercury/Maia (one being carried on the back of the other) in the Firth of Tay (0.14) Shots of take-off, separation of the two aircraft in the air. Shot of Mercury flying solo and then Maia flying solo (0.58) [out of focus shot of car and young boy (1.08)