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'Copters over Woburn


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
14 May 1959
Date submitted
11 May 1959
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Rugby League Cup Final
  2. 2Foreign Ministers Meet
  3. 3Monaco Grand Prix
  4. 4Film Men Confer
  5. 5Photo Fair
  6. 6'Copters over Woburn
  7. 7NATO Anniversary
  8. 8His Fair Lady
  9. *Wigan Retain Cup

* Story has local or special distribution


Story No. within this Issue
6 / 8
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Helicopter Rally. DESCRIPTION: An International Rally was held in the grounds of a stately home and lots of people went to Woburn to watch. The Duke of Bedford was their host as the helicopters heli’d and copted in a mass of mobility above the noble acreage. For lots of people, this was their first chance of a helicopter trip. SHOTLIST: Low angle helicopter (key). LS helicopter fly past. Closer same. People look on. Another same. Same - including the Duke of Bedford. Pan - helicopter flies past. Another same - spraying. MS a one-man helicopter. CU to MS same lands and takes off from moving lorry. MS people climbing into helicopter. Closer same. Air to air - helicopter and grounds of Woburn. Aerial pan - Woburn Abbey. Another same. Helicopter lands. Closer same - girl steps from helicopter.
Buildings and structures; Aristocracy; Aviation; Exhibitions and shows
England; Woburn Abbey
Card file number
Jeffrey K. Shearley
Norman Fisher
Length of story (in feet)
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