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    California, United States of America (USA).

    CU. Man sitting in cockpit of the rocket - George Smith, the only man to survive a supersonic bale out. CU. Dummy sitting in cockpit - the dummy having mask put over it's face. GV. The runway - test sled coming towards and pan, the dummy is ejected and goes flying through the air. GV. Men searching round the ground after the run has been made. GV. Runway, and just in front of camera something that looks like pile of sheet, possibly parachute. SV. The seat on the ground. SCU. News cameraman. GV. The runway with the sled up and past ejection.

    (F.G.) (Orig "F")

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31786
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    579.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:45:00 / 01:28:35:00
    Canister:
    56/27
    Sort Number:
    56/027
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