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Hands to Flying Stations

UK, 1961 (MIFF 1962)

Director: R. J. Needs

Photographic coverage of a complex team activity; the film is about the launching and recovery of aircraft, shot aboard the H.M.S. Hermes in service in the Mediterranean.

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