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    Item title reads - Maryland, USA.

    America's new type parachute.

    M/S of a man with the parachute on his back, another shows the pocket underneath which fills with air and automatically opens the chute if the wearer is incapacitated. M/S as the man demonstrates by slipping it over his head, M/S as it billows out. M/S as the aeroplane taxis and takes off. M/S of the ground from the point of view of the aeroplane. M/S as he jumps out and the chute opens automatically. M/S as he floats to earth and lands.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18367
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    985.53
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:15:00 / 01:52:52:00
    Canister:
    38/92
    Sort Number:
    38/092
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    Science & Technology
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