• Short Summary

    Australians get to see a one-man rocket powered flying backpack.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sydney. Get Rocket, Go Places".

    Sydney Royal Show, Australia. Australians get to see a one-man rocket powered flying backpack.

    SV Of the spaceman rocket harness. CU Spaceman's rocket harness. CU Of the spaceman's feet pan up to show spaceman about to get into his harness. CU Spaceman Bob Courter being strapped in. CU Spaceman's hand on the control handle. CU of the hand on the Control handle. LV Of the spaceman, leaving the ground and soaring into the air. He comes towards camera and slowly down towards the ground, touching the ground. He pauses for a second and takes off again almost immediately, and then goes backwards through the air to land where he took off from.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1755.29
    Media URN:
    54363
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:59:00 / 01:56:48:00
    Canister:
    64/32

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