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  • Short Summary

    French parachutist tests new flying suit in which his brother fell to his death.

  • Description

    Quimper, Britanny, France.

    MS. Parachutist Gerard Masselin climbing into his "Bird Man" outfit at Pluguffen Airfield. MS. Pan. 3 light aircraft in flight. CU. Crowds looking up. Air to air as "Bird Man" climbs onto wing of light plane and jumps. Ground to air shot as he falls and then opens parachute pan down with him till he lands. CU. As he fights to release parachute in heavy wind. Air to air shot as "Bird Man" jumps from plane.

    F.G. Last shot in Neg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2984.19
    Media URN:
    85593
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:10:00 / 01:40:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 3516 A

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