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Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service
This shows a crew making ready several Vickers Wellington Mk II aircraft from 104 Squadron at RAF Driffield (?), loading bombs and shells into the bays and moving armaments on low level trailers. The second film features RAF Fighter Command 501 Squadron equipped with Spitfire V aircraft leaving an airfield, in flight and mixed close ups of the squad on the ground next to a Spitfire V aircraft.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
[Family Holiday to Somerset]
A family holiday film to Somerset, that includes visits to many landmarks and places of interest that includes the City of Wells, The Tropicana Lido in Weston-Super-Mare (also on 6388), the Clifton Suspension bridge in Clifton, Bristol Zoo and Gardens, boating by the pier at Clevedon and exploring the old market town of Dunster.
[Wells Cathedral; SS Great Britain, Bristol]
Footage of the City of Wells, and the exterior of Wells Cathedral is followed by a close-up of its clock and other shots of the building. The film-maker and his family are then seen out for a walk with their dogs. There follows footage of a trip to Bristol, beginning with a visit to S.S. Great Britain, with shots on board the then derelict vessel. A sign outside requests donations to help fund the restoration project.
This edited film shows a journey between Bexhill-on-Sea and several English counties that includes Salisbury in Wiltshire, Bristol and Taunton in Somerset, Cheltenham Spa in Gloucestershire, and Reading. Views from the vehicle includes various churches and town street scenes, as well as views of other road traffic, transportation vehicles and fire engines. Shots mainly between two cars travelling in convoy. A map illustrates the journey between the counties.
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