• Short Summary

    Red Devils take part in army parachute championships.

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    No title. Red Devils take part in army parachute championships, Netheravon, Wiltshire.

    M/S Red Devils putting on their gear for parachute display. C/U Anthony aged 4 wearing a Red Devils helmet. He hands a mascot doll to Capt. Peter Schoefield, his father. Various shots parachutists putting on gear, including smoke canisters for jump. M/S Red Devils walking towards aircraft. M/S Red Devils climbing aboard aircraft.

    Interior of aircraft as men sit down. M/S aircraft taxiing forward, shot from the inside aircraft as it becomes airborne. C/U looking over pilot's shoulder. Interior of aircraft showing Red Devils talking. C/U Red Devils preparing to make their drop. C/U Red Devil adjusting helmet. Aerial shot two other aircraft in flight. C/U Red Devil at door of aircraft about to jump. Various shots Red Devil parachutists jumping and descending, they release coloured smoke from canisters attached to their heels. Various shots parachutists landing on ground.

    Panning shot Corporal David as he walks up to receive trophy. M/S Cpl. David saluting Major General Sir Francis de Guingand, who is about to present him with trophy. C/U Cpl. David being presented with trophy. C/U Cpl. David. M/S other Red Devils with their trophies on ground in front of them.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:54:00 / 01:17:41:00

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