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Description: Film of two wrecked gliders (Horsas) - one with no nose, the other with twisted wings - is followed by a sequence in which a man walks up to four wooden crosses nearby. Close-up of a glider, which has crushed near a farm gate. Cows graze under the wing of a crashed Horsa. Bénouville area: a sign by the roadside reads "Pegasus Bridge" and shows a flying horse - the bridge is in the background. Film of a stone cross ("Killed in action, 1697310 - Campbell. Born and Died a great fighter. His Comrades.") which is near the four wooden crosses. Trucks pass in the foreground. Side views of the bridge, and of trucks driven over it: "Pegasus" sign on the other end of the bridge. More film of crashed gliders (at 321 ft, see notes) particularly of a dismantled Horsa, lying on its side. A man looks into the Horsa's front hatch (the front half has been detached, intact). Various shots of wrecked gliders - damaged tailplanes, wings, and of gliders 'broken' in the centre, intact.
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 617 ft; Running time: 6 mins
Notes: Summary: for details of Production X, see remarks to ACA 26.
Technical: bad quality, blotchy film for second half of the can. At 321 ft, a note is held up to the camera. "This shot for Production X. Please seperate (sic) Baylis/Mackinnon". See also ACB 102. Fine grain version (622 ft) is better quality for later glider footage.