• Short Summary

    Good shots of parachutists jumping from aircraft and testing different designs of 'chutes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. All in the day's work! Pathe cameraman - strapped to the wing of aeroplane - films thrilling 3 man parachute test & and all the time you are watching it - think of him!!"

    In the air over United States of America.

    Three planes in flight. C/U Pathe cameraman strapped to the wing of one of the planes.

    Shots of parachutist falling below aircraft. Two other parachutists jump from two other biplanes. The planes carry the logo of the US Air Force.

    Aerial views. The parachute canopies open as the jumpers fall to earth. Good shots of the three parachutes as they fall through the air. Two new Triangular shapes 'chutes show greater control in their descent than the old fashioned round parachute. More aerial views of the parachutes descending.

    Shots from ground level as the parachutes come in to land. Closer shot of the parachutist landing and being dragged by the wind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    667.08
    Media URN:
    4875
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:43:00 / 01:21:58:00
    Canister:
    32/24

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