• Short Summary

    Mavis Peacock tests out aircraft ejector seat in Higher Denham, Buckinghamshire.

  • Description

    Ejector seat.

    Higher Denham, Buckinghamshire.

    M/S Bernard Lynch doing aircraft ejector seat test up big tower. M/S secretary Mavis Peacock watching with a young man. Various shots of engineer replacing charge with a new one and tightening fixing bolt. M/S Bernard sliding down the ramp. C/U of Mavis and the man. Various shots of Mavis being strapped into the ejector seat. C/U two men stood together. C/U girl in seat. C/U as man gives signal to Mavis and she pulls the blind over her face. L/S as she shoots up the tower. C/U of the men watching. M/S of seat descending. M/S as Mavis is unstrapped and lifted down, she walks away, camera pans up chute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1387.22
    Media URN:
    45354
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:02:00 / 01:43:37:00
    Canister:
    NP 407

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