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  • Short Summary

    US (U.S.) airmen test out new parachutes by jumping off the wings of the aeroplanes.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Daredevil parachutists - USA (U.S.A.) Air pilots test new safety device. America.

    A man has a parachute fitted, M/S as he is helped into an aeroplane. There are other men lying on the wings, and it takes off. L/S of the airmen on the wings, they jump off and the parachutes open. L/S as they parachute down. M/S of them on the ground being dragged along by their parachutes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    234.14
    Media URN:
    22259
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:20:00 / 01:15:45:00
    Canister:
    G 772

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