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  • Short Summary

    A parachute large enough to support the weight of a stricken aeroplane is tested in America (USA, U.S.A.).

  • Description

    Item title reads - For safety in the air. Pilot Turner risks life to try out mighty parachute, capable of bringing a disabled 'plane to earth - broken propeller was only damage. America (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of the aeroplane taxiing quickly and taking off, the camera follows it. M/S of the aeroplane from one above it. M/S as the very large parachute opens above the aeroplane, various shots as it takes the aeroplane gently down to the ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.25
    Media URN:
    18995
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:45:00 / 01:39:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1669

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