• Short Summary

    An American inventor tries out a new parachute which opens more quickly than any of the previous ones. (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - United States.

    Short drop parachute jump in USA (America).

    L/S of a lady holding the new parachute, M/S as she folds the material. M/S as the inventor jumps off a 90 foot grain elevator 'Omar Flour'. The parachute opens very quickly and he lands on a ledge below. C/U of lady looking upwards. M/S as he jumps again. M/S of him on top of a 250 foot crag, people watch as he jumps off and lands safely.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    975.41
    Media URN:
    17817
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:56:00 / 01:46:38:00
    Canister:
    38/65

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