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  • Description

    Full title missing, according to issue sheet it reads: "World's largest parachute. 51 feet across and capable of supporting an aeroplane, successfully tried out".

    San Diego, California, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of an enormous parachute billowing in wind. It is attached to a jeep, several airmen hold its ropes steady. They appear to be on a military base. The parachute has word - 'wings' - written on it.

    M/S of several men working on undercarriage of an aeroplane. C/U of men fitting a bundle - the parachute? - to the undercarriage. Various shots of two aeroplanes in flight. Panning shot follows a weight (looks like a bomb) as it is dropped from aeroplane and floats down to earth on parachute.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26113
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    630.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1324
    Sort Number:
    G 1324
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

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