• Short Summary

    Territorial paratroopers make a large-scale drop on Southport Sands.

  • Description

    Southport, England.

    SV. & SCU. British Army Territorial Paratroopers boarding aircraft at Woodvale Airfield. SV. Troopers seated in aircraft. LV. Jeep being loaded onto aircraft from wagon. CU. Covered load. SV. Load being pushed into aircraft. SV. Officers looking on. SV. Another load being pushed onto aircraft. SV. Officers and radio operator on dropping zone. SCU. Radio operator. LV. Men baling out, pan down to 'chutes. LV. Parachutists floating to earth. GV. Troops landing. LV. Men baling out. LV. Jeep falling from aircraft. (2 shots). CU. Two types looking up. LV. Jeep landing on sands with a protective platform. LV. & GV. Men descending.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "M")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    112.11
    Media URN:
    28715
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:30:00 / 01:23:51:00
    Canister:
    53/61

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