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  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "U.S. Tests for Men and Machines (aka US Army Tests aka Military Tests)" 53/70.

    These selected originals do not include the first part of the original item but start with aircraft tests. From this point the footage is identical to the original item but with American voiceover and different music.

    Dayton, Ohio, United States of America (USA).

    LV. Aircraft dropped in hangar. Engine falls off. SV. Tyre pressed against fast revolving drum. Pressure gauge. CU. Tyre under press. SV. Airman holds ribbon in front of Jet intake to show suction, & LV. SV. Small bolt being put into pipe on jet intake. SV. Jet engine working. Jet engine explodes. SCU. Smashed turbine. CU. Hand holding fragment of turbine blade and bolt. CU. Volunteer on centrifugal bed. TV. Bed revolving. LV. Ejection seat being shot up track. LV. Pilot ejected from plane. Lands in net with seat.

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

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:02:00 / 01:25:02:00
    53/70 A (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    53/070 A
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Military and Technology Military and Technology
  • Stills

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

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