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ARC Identifier: 66814
Title: ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS IN THE NEWSREELS OF 1937, 1937
Creator: Department of Defense. Department of the Air Force. (09/26/1947 - ) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 342: Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations, 1900 - 1991
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Production Date: 1937
Part of: Series: Motion Picture Films and Video Recordings, 1946 - 1984
Shot List Summary: Army Air Corps clips from 1937 newsreels covering the retirement of the TC-14 dirigible; XC-35 parked, taking off, and in flight; first flight of the XB-15; XFM-1 parked, taking off, in flight, and landing; and Army tests of an observation balloon which can be converted to a dirigible. Reel 1 -- UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL. ARMY AIR CORPS TESTS PLANE FOR SUB-ZERO TEST FLYING. 12' MS three crewmen standing beside a PB-2A putting on cold weather flying gear -- other pilots are leaning on wing of aircraft watching them. 18' MS pilot putting on cold weather flying jacket beside a PB-2A (PB-2A-s were P-3OA's). 27' MS three pilots sitting on concrete putting on cold weather flying boots and gloves. 31' MS several pilots, wearing cold weather flying gear, standing and kneeling on flight line in front of a PB-2A. 33' MLS several pilots, wearing cold weather flying gear, standing and kneeling on flight line in front of a row of nine PB-2A's -- pilots then get up. 39' MLS PB-2A taxis out from row of parked PB-2A's, execute a 900 right turn, and taxis out left frame. 43' MCU left FV PB-2A taxiing on taxi strip -- several B-l0's and A-17A's parked in bg. 46' CU left SV pan left with A-17A taxiing on taxi strip. 51' CU left SV pan left with B-10 taxiing on taxi strip. 57' MLS right SV pan right with five B-10's taking off from grass field. 63' MS low angle, large formation of A-17A's in flight over camera. 68' AMCU right FV B-10 in flight, wheels down. 70' Several AV's of large formation of PB-2A's in flight. 81' VIRGINIA PATHE NEWS. 85' MLS high angle, B-17 parking on flight line at Langley Field, Virginia -- troops at attention in fg; snow-covered field in bg. 90' Several CU's RV of the B-17. 99' MCU right FV row of soldiers standing on flight line, saluting. 104' MLS high angle, pan right with B-17 taking off from snow and water-covered run-way. 119' Several AV's of B-17 in flight. 138' AVIATION DESCRIBED -- LOWELL THOMAS. MOVIETONE NEWS. 147' MCU right SV dolly left to show several A-17's parked in a row at March Field, California -- crewmen standing in front of aircraft. 168' MLS right FV low angle, large formation of A-17's in flight toward camera -- several aircraft pass out right frame -- large crowd and several B-10's on ground. 174' Series of AV's of large formation of A-170s in flight under and over clouds. 227' NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA. 232' Several scenes of Army truck moving on a bridge. 242' ALS left SV high angle, three A-17's in flight low over water, laying smoke screens near bridge. 266' ALS smoke screen over bridge. 273' ALS four A-17's in flight low over trucks which are moving on bridge -- smoke screen in bg. 281' MLS to MS FV low angle, four A-17's in flight toward camera -- three A-17's in flight toward camera in bg; bridge in extreme bg. 293' HUGE BOMBER READY FOR ITS ARMY TRIALS, PARAMOUNT NEWS. 300' SEATTLE WASHINGTON. PARAMOUNT NEWS. 3O4' MS left RV XB-15 parked on flight line in front of hangar. 306' Several scenes of civilians standing behind fence. 315' MS pan left from small boy standing in front of fence to XB-15 parked in front of hangar. 325' MLS group of Army officers standing under wing of XB-15 -- hangar in bg; fence in fg. 330' Several views of XB-15 parked on flight line in front of hangar. 351' AVIATION SUPERVISED BY JACK JARROCK. MOVIETONE NEWS. 357' MLS low angle, pan left with formation of 12 B-10's in flight low over ground. 371' AV's of six B-10's in flight over clouds. (Two takes) 386' ALS right SV twelve B-10's in flight over rural topography -- clouds in bg. 394' AMS right FV eleven B-10's in flight over clouds. 402' Several AV-s of three B-10's in flight to the right. 416' Several AV-s of twelve B-10's flying in a step-down formation to the right over clouds. 433' ARMY SKY VET DOWN AS U.S. QUITS BLIMP. PARAMOUNT NEWS. 440' SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA. PARAMOUNT NEWS. 444' Series of shots of the PC-13 being moved toward hangar; the PC-13 in hangar as ground crewmen dismantle it by taking off the rudders and observation car; ground crewmen attach hose to the balloon and start to deflate it; shows storage tanks for the helium gas. 512' UNCLE SAM'S NEW AERIAL FORTRESS ON THE TRIAL FlIGHT. PHOTOGRAPHED BY ERRICK MAYELL DESCRIBED BY LOWELL THOMAS. MOVIETONE NEWS. 521' Sequence of AV-s of a B-17 in flight near Mt. Rainier, Wash. over clouds and rural and urban terrain. 628' PATHE NEWS. ARMY'S NEWEST EAGLES, VIRGINIA. 661' Series of AV-s of 36 PB-2A's in flight -- clouds in bg. MLS several balloons, filled with inflammable gas, mounted on a large strip of cloth attached to several poles sticking in the ground -- ocean in bg. 703' Camera in aircraft shows tracer bullets traveling from guns in nose of aircraft and hitting ground around balloon target. 718' MLS low angle, pan left with six PB-2A's in flight low over ground. 724' MLS balloons exploding on cloth as they are hit by tracer bullets. 727' MLS right RV six PB-2A-s in flight low over ground. 729' MS left SV low angle, pilot seated in cockpit of PB-2A. 731' Camera in aircraft shows tracer bullets traveling from guns mounted on nose of aircraft and hitting target balloon. 738' MLS low angle, pan left with four PB-2A's in flight low over ground. 740' MLS balloons exploding as they are hit by tracer bullets -- ocean in bg. 745' PATHE NEWS THE CAMERA REPORTER. 747' MCU FV the XC-35 parked on flight line. 754' MCU supercharger on side of one of the XC-35 engines. 758' MS four men, a civilian and three Army Air Corps officers, standing beside door of XC-350 764' CU of an Army Air Corps officer -- XC-35 in bg. 767' Several scenes of ground crewmen fueling aircraft, closing door and securing it on the XC-350. 783' MCU left FV XC-35, with engines running, parked on flight line. 788' MLS low angle, pan left with XC-35 in flight. 796' AMS left FV XC-35 in flight. 805' AVIATION. DESCRIBED BY LOWELL THOMAS. MOVIETONE NEWS. 813' STRATOSPHERE PLANE. MOVIETONE NEWS. 818' MCU left FV XC-35 with engines running, parked on flight line. 821' MS high angle, crew boarding the XC-35 -- ground crewman closes and locks door. 837' MS to MLS pan left, XC-35 taking off from Patterson Field, Dayton, Ohio. 853' MLS to MS low angle, XC-35 in flights over ground, toward and over camera. 863' AMS right FV XC-35 in flight over rural topography. 873' FLYING FORTRESSES MOVIETONE NEWS. 880' Two MS's pan right with two B-17's taking off singly. 891' Series of AV's of formation of eight B-17's in flight. 937' AMS high angle, B-17 in flight, passing under camera and out lower frame. 943' Total footage in reel. Reel 2 -- AVIATION. DESCRIBED BY LOWELL THOMAS. MOVIETONE NEWS.6' Several MLS's of 13 Filipino student pilot standing in a row in front of several parked PT-13's -- engines running; aircraft parked in a row. 13' MS eight Filipino student pilots standing in a row, American instructor standing in front of them -- PT-13's with engines running, parked in bg. 18' MCU right FV propellers turning on seven PT-13's parked in a row in front of hangar. 23' MLS to MS PT-13 making takeoff run and passing over camera. 28' MLS to MS FV PT-13 taking off and passing over motion picture cameraman lying on ground -- aircraft then passes out right frame. 36' Several AVVS of three PT-13's in flight over rural topography and clouds. 58' AMLS left FV Philippine PT-13 executing a barrel roll. 65' AMS a Philippine PT-13 executing a 360 degree right wingover away from camera. 77' NEWS OF THE DAY. LANGLEY FIELD, VIRGINIA. 80' MLS high angle, large number of West Point Cadets walking between two rows of parked A-17's. MCU FV large number of West Point Cadets standing in front of a B-17 as nose turrets are moved to the right. 87' CU of a turret as it moves. 92' LS low angle, pan left with 18 A-17's in flight to the left. 98' MLS bullets hitting practice targets set up in the water. 104' MLS right RV pan right, three A-18's in flight on left wings to the right, low over water. 106' Several scenes of bullets hitting practice targets set up on water. 117' MS high angle, group of West Point Cadets standing on beach -- water in bg. 119' MLS low angle, pan left with 18 A-17-s in flight to the left. 122' Several scenes of bombs exploding on practice target which is in the shape of a ship -- dock in fg. 139' Several scenes of 18 A-17's in flight over ground, over water, and laying smoke screen over water. 163' AVIATION. PHOTOGRAPHED BY AL BRICK. DESCRIBED BY LOWELL THOMAS. MOVIETONE NEWS. 170' Sequence of scenes of seven B-18's in flight over clouds. 262' MS right FV XB-15 with engines running, parked in front of hangar. 266' MCU FV nose of XB-15 -- engines running. 270' MCU right SV tail section of the XB-15 -- hangar in bg. 274' Several scenes of XB-15 taking off from the Boeing Plant, Seattle, Washington. 301' MLS to CU pan right with XB-15 landing at the Boeing Plant. 333' UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL. ARMY TRIES OUT NEW MYSTERY FIGHTING PLANE. DAYTON, OHIO. 343' MS and CU FV of XFM-1 parked on flight line. 350' CU right FV XFM-1 parked on flight line at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio. 353' CU's of test pilot who flew the aircraft, and designer of the aircraft standing beside the XFM-1. 368' MCU right RV the XFM-1 parked on flight line as right engine starts. 372' MS to CU to MS the XEM-1 taking off. 391' MS low angle, pan up with XFM-1 in flight low over ground toward and over camera. 395' MCU right FV XFM-1 in flight. 412' MS to CU pan right with XFM-1 landing at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio. 433 AVIATI0N. DESCRIBED BY LOWELL THOMAS MOVIETONE NEWS. 441' Series of AV's of nine B-17's in flight over rural terrain. 467' MCU RV pilot in cockpit of a B-17. 472' MCU SV left waist gunner operating machine gun in B-17. 478' MLS high angle, B-10 in flight to the right over water -- target cable trailing behind aircraft.485' Camera in bomb bay of B-17 shows bomb bay doors opening and bombs dropping. 497' AMLS low angle, three B-17's in flight to the right, bombs falling from aircraft in fg -- camera pans down short distance with the falling bombs. 504' Several AV's of nine B-17's in flight over rural terrain. 531' AVIATION DESCRIBED BY LOWELL THOMAS. MOVIETONE NEWS. 538' Several scenes of captive observation balloon as it descends. 551' MS pan down with observation car of balloon as it descends -- several soldiers walk through as it touches the ground -- two soldiers are in the observation car. 563' several scenes of army ground crewmen moving observation car with aircraft engine on it into place under the observation balloons. 571' MS pan up with the observation balloon, now a dirigible, as it takes off. 595' Several scenes of the dirigible in flight. 608' Total footage in reel. Good (Basic: Dupe neg)
Access  Restrictions:
Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
General Note: Contributor: Producer, Universal, Pathe, Movietone, Paramount, and News of the Day
Sound Type: Sound
Edit Status: Edited
Variant Control  Number(s):
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-342-USAF-23771
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-342-USAF-23771
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: MPS
Film: 35 mm, Film: MPT
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: MPS
Film: 35 mm, Film: MPT
    Copy 2
Copy Status: Reference
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC


Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
Aircraft, Lighter-than-air -- Dirigibles
Aircraft, Lighter-than-air -- Dirigibles -- PC-13
Aircraft, Philippine AF -- Trainer -- PT-13 -- Aerial Maneuvers
Balloons
Bombs -- Dropping and/or exploding -- By US -- Tests and practice
Clothing -- Protective
Clothing and dress
Decorations of honor
Docks -- US -- Virginia
Explosions
Hangers -- In US -- Interiors
Industries -- Plants -- By Name -- Boeing Plant
Ordnance -- Tracers
Personnel Military -- US -- AF -- Cameramen
Personnel Military -- US -- Army -- Officers
Personnel, Civilian -- US -- Occupation -- Designers
Personnel, Military -- Filipino -- Pilots -- PT-13
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Crews, Flight -- A-17
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Crews, Flight -- PB-2A
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Ground crewmen -- PC-13
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Gunner
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Pilots -- B-17
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Pilots -- PB-2A
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF -- Pilots -- XFM-1
Personnel, Military -- US -- AF Ground crewmen -- XC-35
Personnel, Military -- US -- Army -- Cadets
Personnel, Military -- US -- Army -- Enlisted men
Personnel, Military -- US -- Army -- Ground crewmen -- Balloon
Personnel, Military -- US -- Army -- Officers
Personnel, Military -- US -- Army -- Troops
Remote Control Camera Scenes -- Bombs away
Remote Control Camera Scenes -- Tracers
Research & Development -- Cold weather tests
Runways -- Ice
Setting & Sites -- Beaches
Smoke Screens
Snow
Targets, Practice
Targets, Practice -- Balloon
Targets, Practice -- By type -- Balloon
Targets, Practive -- By type -- Ship
Training -- By type -- Flying
Training -- Personnel -- Instructors
Training -- Students (Filipino)
Transportation, Motor -- Truck -- By type -- Military
United States -- California -- March Field
United States -- California -- Sunnyvale
United States -- Ohio -- Patterson Field
United States -- Ohio -- Wright Field
United States -- Virginia
United States -- Virginia -- Langley Field
United States -- Virginia -- Newport News
United States -- Washington -- Mt. Rainier
United States -- Washington -- Seattle
Unloading -- Flight personnel
Waterways -- Division -- Oceans and seas

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