• Short Summary

    The making of parachutes from sewing the silk to using the 'chute!

  • Description

    Titles read: "LIFEBOATS OF THE AIR!"

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots showing every stage in the production of parachutes, from the sewing of the silk and the stretching of the shroud lines to the final folding and packing. M/S of a parachutist jumping out of a plane and landing in a field - rather rapidly!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1200.29
    Media URN:
    41531
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:34:00 / 02:01:45:00
    Canister:
    PT 525

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