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ID number F01598
Title Sky giant
Collection Film
Object type Newsreel
Places made
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
Date made 1943
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Measurement 10 min 18 sec
Video Download video 43.7 MB
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided subject to permission from copyright holder


The Ministry of Information presentation for the Ministry of Aircraft Production. The story of the Avro Lancaster produced by British Movietone News. Shows production of Lancasters and features workers and their skill with tools and machinery. Flight testing of a Lancaster and film of a bomber raid over Germany.

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