STK-ID 40218

Battle of Britain: shots of Dover Cliffs, ships in channel, plane crashing. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of dog fight. Sequence on scramble, Spitfires taking off, Hurricanes taking off. Brief AIR TO AIR SHOTS of Spitfire close to camera. Shot of antiaircraft guns firing, planes plummetting earthward. Sequence on wreckage of German planes, damage to houses. MLS of huge explosions in cluster of industrial buildings in a field. Cut to artillery gun firing.


Excerpt from
U-Boats Threaten Sea Routes and Other Stories
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio