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USA Helicopter Record

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1319
Date Released
13 Sep 1954
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Braemar Gathering
  2. 2Doncaster Bloodstock Sales
  3. 3Blackpool Lights Up
  4. 4Scotland Keenan Trains
  5. 5India Flood Havoc
  6. 6Arctic Historic Seaway
  7. 7Italy Crusaders Fight Again
  8. 8Sydney Where the Sun Shines
  9. 9USA Helicopter Record
  10. 10Melbourne Raaf’s First Sabre
  11. 11Algeria Earthquake

Story

Story No. within this Issue
9 / 11
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Usa Helicopter Record. DESCRIPTION: A helicopter built by Sikorsky Aircraft Company has set up a new record of 156 miles an hour. SHOTLIST: CU of the rotary blades spinning. Shots of the helicopter taking off (Warrant Officer Billy Wester at the controls). Various shots in flight. Man looking through binoculars (possibly Mr Sikorsky - the Inventor). Helicopter comes into land. Various shots of it landing.
Keywords
Aviation
Locations
United States of America; Connecticut; Windsor Locks
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
61776
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
47
Story extras:

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