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  • Short Summary

    An airman performs dangerous stunts in mid air filmed by Pathe cameramen.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Our aviator cameraman. Secures, at as great risk as the airman, amazing pictures of "air acrobatics". Los Angeles, United States of America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S as the acrobat and the pilot shake hands in front of the aeroplane, the pilot spins the propellor while the other climbs on top of the 'plane. M/S as it taxis and takes off. M/S of the airman climbing down to the wheels, M/S as he hangs down underneath the aeroplane.

    Intertitle - 'wheels to the sky!' M/S as the aeroplane turns upside down, M/S as the stunt man hangs on.

    Intertitle - 'looping the loop!' M/S of him hanging upside down as it loops the loop, he clings to the axle with his legs and arms, then climbs up and waves.

    Intertitle - 'here's a way to land - and where was the cameraman?' M/S as the man hangs upside down then lifts himself above the wheels as the aeroplane comes in to land on the runway.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:02:00 / 01:47:15:00
    G 1247

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