• Short Summary

    People compete in jumping out of planes and landing near target. Competition from Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Perth. Parachute Championship".

    Perth, Scotland.

    LV Pan, as Maureen Brown of the Scottish Parachute Club lands. SV People watching. SV as Maureen takes her helmet off. LV Pan, plane going over the airfield to drop competitors. Aerial view, the target. SV as two men jump out of the aircraft. SV Man on the ground watching through binoculars. LV Pan, as Captain Gonzales on the American team lands. SV Man in the middle of the target holding tape measure from him to the tape stretching out where Gonzales landed. SV Captain Gonzales. CU As another jumper jumps out of the aircraft. GV As he comes down in free fall until his parachute starts to open. LV As Dr Charles Robertson comes down towards camera. GV As he lands very close to the target. SV Dr Charles Robertson. He is the Scottish National Champion and he came third in the Open Championship.

    (Orig.Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1731.27
    Media URN:
    53726
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:52:00 / 01:39:38:00
    Canister:
    62/77

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