• Short Summary

    The US Airforce uses a supersonic rocket sleigh for bailing out experiments.

  • Description

    California, United States of America (USA).

    CU. Man sitting in cockpit of the rocket - George Smith, the only man to survive a supersonic bale out. CU. Dummy sitting in cockpit - the dummy having mask put over it's face. GV. The runway - test sled coming towards and pan, the dummy is ejected and goes flying through the air. GV. Men searching round the ground after the run has been made. GV. Runway, and just in front of camera something that looks like pile of sheet, possibly parachute. SV. The seat on the ground. SCU. News cameraman. GV. The runway with the sled up and past ejection.

    (F.G.) (Orig "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    579.12
    Media URN:
    31786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:45:00 / 01:28:35:00
    Canister:
    56/27

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