• Short Summary

    A soldier tries to parascend across the English Channel and fails.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Channel. Parachute Mishap".

    Deal, Kent.

    SV Lieutenant Gerald Goodeham being assisted on with harness. He is attempting to parascend / parakite across the English Channel. CU As he puts helmet on. LV Parachute is lifted behind him. CU Soldier give signal to start. LV Pan Lt Goodeham runs down beach. He is dragged into the water. LV As parachute collapses into water. The Lieutenant falls unconscious under the water. Slip Pan.

    Several month earlier - GV Major Keith O'Kelly is towed into the air behind Land Rover. LV ditto. GV As Major O'Kelly is towed along. GV Major O'Kelly in the air. SV Group of soldiers including Lt. Goodeham standing on beach. CU Lt. Goodeham.

    (Orig.Neg. & Library)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1767.24
    Media URN:
    54631
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:04:00 / 01:38:58:00
    Canister:
    64/65

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