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Title:BLENHEIMS IN FLIGHT AND ON GROUND [Allocated Title]
Film Number:RMY 148-7
Summary: Collection of unedited RAF footage.
Description: I. Cockpit and nose-gunner position of Blenheim IV in flight. Squadron in flight. On airfield crew stand by Blenheim IV of 40 Squadron (based at Wyton), also in flight. (632 ft)
II. Firemen attempt to extinguish a blazing haystack (perhaps ignited by barrage balloon ?). (96 ft)
III. Air Marshal Sir Charles Portal stands with RAF Group Captains (including commanding officer at investiture ceremony in RMY 148-3) and Air Commodore and passes beside Blenheim IV of 110 Squadron (based at Wattisham). (19 ft)
IV. Cockpit position of plane in flight. (38 ft)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 785 ft; Running time: 8 mins
Notes: Production: part of a collection of unedited film shot by official cameramen on behalf of the Royal Air Force as a record of RAF activity before the formation of the RAF Film Production Unit in September 1941