• Short Summary

    Two men jump from an aeroplane in a race to get to the ground first.

  • Description

    Titles read: "DEATH DIVE!"

    United States of America.

    Various shots of two men jumping from aeroplanes in the sky, in a race to get to the ground first. The men both release a trail of flour to mark their course as they hurtle towards the earth (seen in L/S). Commentator expresses concern that neither has opened his parachute. The leading man opens his just in time and drifts down to earth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1212.20
    Media URN:
    15821
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:24:00 / 01:35:18:00
    Canister:
    PT 565

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