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  • Short Summary

    Parachute practice in the desert.

  • Description

    Egypt, Suez, Canal Zone.

    LS. & MS. Jeep loaded on 'Hastings' aircraft. LS. Squad of soldiers marching across the barrack ground. LS. Instructor watching rope hanging practices. LS. Troops swinging on ropes. LS. & MS. Troops practising jumping - as from aircraft. LS. & MS. Troops practising how to land. LS. Instructor showing how harness is carried. Several shots of the paratroopers. MS. Paratroops boarding plane. Air to air shots of Hastings aircraft in flight. Air to air shots of paratroops leaving Hastings plane. Air to air shot of Jeep leaving from plane by parachutes. Aerial shot - troops in the desert. Ground to air - paratroopers leaving plane. LS. Paratroops landing. Ground to air - paratroops leaving plane. LS. Paratroops landing. LS. Paratrooper dismantling harness and folding up parachute. More shots of the man folding parachute.

    (Mute Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 22/01/1952.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2585.08
    Media URN:
    69525
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:57:00 / 01:16:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2419 B

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