• Short Summary

    Film stunt man Paul Mantz dies while doing plane crush stunt.

  • Description

    Arizona, United States of America (USA).

    GV. Single engined plane taxiing. MS. Movies stunt man Paul Mantz, the movie stunt pilot being interviewed in cockpit. He talks of his flight from Burbank- natural sound. LS. A special plane built and flown by Mantz makes a low run as a prelude to a dummy crash. The crash, which was suppose to be stunt crash, ends in tragedy. Something goes wrong, plane breaks up and Paul Mantz is dead.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 21/06/1965.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3122.15
    Media URN:
    88072
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:59:00 / 01:45:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 4039 E

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    " special plane built and flown by Mantz" - the aircraft is the one-off Tallmantz Phoenix P-1.

    The shots list states a date of 21 June 1965 for this footage, however all sources I can find detailing Mantz's fatal accident give a date of 8th July 1965.

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