• Short Summary

    The American Navy test out parachutes and escape methods.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "California".

    AIR NEWS - NAVY TESTS PARACHUTES. (.)

    El Centro, California, United States of America (USA) The American Navy test out parachutes and escape methods.

    LV Formation of aircraft flying overhead. (For super title.) SV Slow motion pan down of parachutist being out of 'plane. Pulls ripcord. 'Chute opens and catches between his legs and fouls. LV Man releasing fouled 'chute. LV Second parachute opening. Man drifting down to earth. SV Man diving from 'plane carrying smoke flares and two small parachutes. LV Man trailing smoke falling to earth chute opens. SV Naval men looking on. LV Parachutist landing safely.

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

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1460.04
    Media URN:
    47610
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:53:00 / 01:04:00:00
    Canister:
    50/24

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