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  • Short Summary

    A technique of sending cars into the desert is demonstrated - dropping them by parachute.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Hassi Messaoud, Algeria.

    Two LS's crowd at airfield. MS of cars being driven along road. LS French 'Simca' Flying Car being parachuted into desert on pallet. MS Parachutes on ground. LS Simca car passing camera, army officer standing in foreground. LS Simca moving away from camera.

    (Mute Dupe Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 31/08/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2746.05
    Media URN:
    80870
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:55:00 / 01:18:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3265 E

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