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  • Description

    Full title reads: "3000 ft Plane Jump on 81st Birthday".

    Dansville, New York, United States of America (USA).

    SV Back view Bernard MacFadden climbing into aircraft wearing a parachute harness.

    LV Pan aircraft taking off.

    CU Inside aircraft, MacFadden relaxing in a seat.

    LV Aerial shot of the ground.

    CU MacFadden standing at aircraft door.

    CU MacFadden standing at aircraft door with hands on ripcord. He Jumps.

    LV MacFadden on his way down. Pulls cord and the parachute opens.

    LV Aerial MacFadden lands.

    SV Elderly MacFadden being kissed by wife. SV MacFadden being helped out of harness by wife.

    GV Crowd around MacFadden.

    CU MacFadden.

    CU MacFadden and his younger wife. He speaks. 'Well, honey, here I am, I have done it and I've got the greatest thrill of my life. By God, it was terrific.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46317
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1421.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:40:00 / 01:47:35:00
    Canister:
    49/69
    Sort Number:
    49/069
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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