• Short Summary

    Parachutist Harry Brickmeyer tests out new pilot ejection apparatus in America. (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - U.S.A.

    America, exact location of events unknown.

    Parachutist Harry Brickmeyer climbs into the cockpit of the plane from which he will test the new pilot ejection apparatus. Various shots as the aeroplane takes off. Wearing an oxygen mask, he signals his ok to the plane pilot for the test. C/U as he pulls the switch which releases the parachute seat and throws him clear of the plane. He hurtles through the sky for several hundred feet before his parachute opens. He floats gently towards the ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1408.36
    Media URN:
    45852
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:08:00 / 01:51:38:00
    Canister:
    46/72

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