• Short Summary

    French use new gyroscopic camera for filming from helicopter.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    MS Cameraman using new gyroscopic camera seated in an Aerospatiale SA-315B Lama helicopter, this is the new special camera used for filming from helicopter. Aerial shots of water skier - very good shots, one obtained by using 140 mm lens. It shows close up and very wide angles. Aerial shot of horseman riding along beach - the same technique is used. Zoom out from close up shot to very wide angle.

    (Dupe Neg)

    Date found in the old record - 06/11/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2605.08
    Media URN:
    70070
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:59:00 / 01:21:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 3554 B

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter is an Aerospatiale SA-315B Lama, Reg. No. F-BIFT.

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  2. jamied says

    Is the location really Paris??

    It looks to me like that waterskier's out at sea.

    And at 00:58, the horse-rider's going along a beach!

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  3. British Pathé says

    We see what you mean. Must have been on the original paperwork for some reason. Any ideas where this is?

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