STK-ID 33713

[Remark: men who keep war planes flying deserve as much credit as those who fly the planes for theirs is the responsibility of keeping the big machine in flying trim and aircrews alive.] Shots of short Stirling bomber being bombed up on airfield. Shot of crew standing outside plane, climbing in for their sortie over enemy territory. Sequence showing nose of Moskitoe, pilot closing window, motor revving up, plane taxiing. LS of plane taking off. AIR TO AIR SHOT of Boston bomber. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of fighters, bombers in formation. CUs of pilots of planes, of rear gunner's weapon, of Boston bomber flying low over water. Shots of coast of France at horizon, planes flying over factories, buildings. Shot of planes flying over airport at home territory. AERIAL SHOT of planes, field. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of plane landing.


Excerpt from
Men Without Wings
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio