Detail

Title ID 2967Collection ID407
Title[Aerial Views of India]
Date1962
CollectionCaptain William Armstrong
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsAircraft Landscape Transport Travel
Location
LocalYangon Chittagong Dhaka Kolcata
NationalIndia Bangladesh Pakistan Myanmar
Credits
ProductionCaptain William Armstrong
CameraCaptain William Armstrong
EditorCaptain William Armstrong
FormatColour Silent
Duration3 min. 40 sec.
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Summary

Amateur film-maker and aeroplane pilot Captain William Armstrong films aerial shots of India from aboard a BOAC aeroplane. Mountain ranges, settlements, rivers and lakes are filmed, as is one of the plane's wheels as it is retracted into the aircraft shortly after takeoff.