• Short Summary

    Postal rocket plane experiment goes wrong on a frozen lake.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Greenwood Lake, New York".

    United States of America (USA).

    Postal rocket plane experiment.

    Various shots of inventor and support team filling fuel tank of small glider aeroplane with liquid oxygen. The inventor wears a protective suit as he goes to light the plane's fuse. Flames shoot out of tail of plane. It shoot up its launching ramp and then plunges, nose first into the snow.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be dupe of item from 36/15.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2957.16
    Media URN:
    84978
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:00:00 / 01:17:32:00
    Canister:
    36/15 / UNI GAZ ROLL 19

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