STK-ID 25972

HAS from roof of hangar and ground shots of Vampire jets on tarmac, crowd lining runway. Reverse angle of same, jets in foreground, crowd in background and on roof of hangar. Shots of British mechanics and ground crews lined up in front of jets, air marshal Curtis coming to platform, delivering speech of welcome (silent). Cut to mechanic around jet, pilot getting into plane. HALS of crowd lining tarmac, curious looking over Mosquito bomber in the distance. FOLLOW HAS of Vampire jet taxiing away. LS of three jets taking off together. CS of taking off as jets fly by camera. Sequence on show put on by the six British pilots in their Vampire jets, jets performing in groups and singly, doing various aerobatics. Cuts to spectators watching the show. CS of officers. (00/07/1948)


Excerpt from
Vampire Jets from England
Trenton (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080