Title ID 8598Collection ID1176
Title[Air Planes]
Date[ca. 1937?]
CollectionFrancis Jefferis Williams
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily Life Wartime And Military
KeywordsAircraft Airports Rural Areas Armed Forces
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionFrancis Jefferis Williams
CameraFrancis Jefferis Williams
FormatBlack & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film contains footage of Shoreham Air Show in the late 1930s, with various aircraft and parachute teams flying over the airfield performing routines for the air display. Continued from TID: 8957.


[Not included in online clip] Several aircraft pass through the air in display, barrel rolling and free falling at speed. A parachutist jumps from an aircraft before releasing his secondary chute. Dark shots follow of several aircraft in display [shaky]. [Included in online clip] A display team of nine bi-palne aircraft in formation [43 Flight squadron in Hawker Fury MK1's], followed by a group of single prop fixed wing aircraft (?). The film closes with a brief view of the airfield (?) with smoke rising above a house or building adjacent to the airfield.