• Short Summary

    Parachutist Arthur K Harrison jumps from a biplane.

  • Description

    Fairoaks, Surrey.

    Parachutist Arthur K Harrison is helped into his harness and crash helmet on an airfield. He climbs onto the wing of a biplane (de Havilland Tiger Moth) that takes off. Air to air shots of Arthur on the plane then sliding off to take his jump. The parachute opens and he floats down to earth.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1277.01
    Media URN:
    34428
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1950
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:17:00 / 01:01:16:00
    Canister:
    NP 277

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The plane is indeed a de Havilland Tiger Moth, Reg. No. G-AIXL.

    "Faroaks" should read Fairoaks.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thank you!

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