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Newsreels - 1940

 

Shot ID: 30

1:50

Giant amphibian: various shots of men building PBY Catalina flying-boats. HASs, statics and dollies past. General shot of interior of plant, workers assembled for launching of first aircraft. Shots of Ralph Bell, general manager of aeronautics production addressing the workers. Sequence on Lady Bowhill, wife of Sir F Bowhill, Officer Commanding of the Ferry Command, breaking bottle of champagne on nose of aircraft. MCU of profile of Sir Frederick Bowhill. Workers push the aircraft out of the hangar. MCUs of wheels being drawn up. LAS of one of the two engines turning over, revving. LAS of engine from various angles. Shot of Catalina flying-boat taxiing past on its wheels, taking off.

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