• Short Summary

    French taxi-driver sets a new record by using seven parachutes in a single 1200 metres jump.

  • Description

    France.

    SV. Pan, Morane aircraft taking off. SCU. Newsreel cameraman. Ground to air shot, parachutist coming down, he opens second chute, third parachute, fourth parachute. Air to ground shot, parachuter floating down on fifth chute, we do not see this one open. Air to ground, he opens sixth chute. Air to ground, he opens seventh chute floats slowly down. Ground to air, parachuter floating down. Ground to air, parachuter floating down, he hits ground. CU. Parachuter is a taxi driver Rene Vincent. This is a new parachute record - using seven parachutes in one jump.

    (Dupe & F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    527.14
    Media URN:
    30808
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:34:09:00
    Canister:
    55/43

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