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    RAF Rehearse Tournament. Cardington, Bedfordshire.

    L/S Interior Cardington airship sheds, pan to parachutist being hauled up to the roof. M/S Parachute going up. L/S Parachutist attaching parachute to harness. L/S From underneath the parachutist as he prepares to jump, he begins to drop right into the camera. L/S Elevated, as he gets about five feet from the ground, he lets go of parachute and rolls over into a sitting position. C/U Parachutist looking round. L/S Pan, Rescue boat going out to get him. M/S RAF (Royal Air Force) man seated on boat. L/S As boat comes alongside him and a man leans over and pulls him on deck. L/S Another parachutist preparing to jump, he drops and lands, the chute covers him completely.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53360
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1718.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:50:00 / 01:45:32:00
    Canister:
    61/33
    Sort Number:
    61/033
  • Stills

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

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