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Shell Cinemagazine No. 19

UK, 1951 (MIFF 1953, Shell Films)

Director: J. A. Cartwright

Deals with the extraordinary manoeuvrability of the Westland Sikorsky Dragonfly Helicopter; special precautions taken to avoid the danger of allowing uncut grass to grow on airfields used by jet aircraft; a novel method used to build a 500-yard pipeline across the River Maas; and the Woodbridge Tidemill in Suffolk.

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