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  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. 'Down to the War in Parachutes!' Plane drops complete machine gun unit safely into action."

    United States of America (USA).

    Large bodied monoplane flies overhead.

    Intertitle reads: "The gunmen leap from the plane in mid-air ...

    Shots from inside cabin and outside as paratroops jump out of the plane.

    Shots of the parachutes opening as the soldier fall to Earth. Shot of one soldier landing.

    Intertitle reads: "and away go the guns in parachute bags!"

    Plane flies overhead. Interior shot as large package is pushed out. Shots from ground as the parachute opens and the package floats down. Aerial view over drop zone as parachutes land. Shot of package landing.

    Troops run to package. They assemble the tripod based machine gun and start firing.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    10759
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    815.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:35:00 / 01:16:52:00
    Canister:
    31/51
    Sort Number:
    31/051
  • Appears in...

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    Parachutes
  • Stills

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

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