STK-ID 26727

Three shots of Handley-Page V/1500 bomber taking off. Dissolve to Stirling bomber on field, to Stirling taxiing past camera. Shot of huge bomb being wheeled past camera. Various shots of Hurricanes on airfield, pilots in flight togs. Sequence on Stuka attack on shipping, and British aircraft shooting down Stuka - gun camera footage. Two shots of crashes and cuts to wreckage of German aircraft. Mosquitoes on tarmac, engines start. Shots of Hudsons taking off. Low level shot of ground from hedge hopping plane. The pilot winks at the camera. AERIAL SHOT of bombs dropping. Shot of air crew. Night shot of plane taking off and shots of bombing (city names superimposed over images of bombing).


Excerpt from
War News
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486