Young Australian balloonist tries new balloon ascent record.
New South Wales, Australia.
Title reads 'First Balloon Ascent for Fifty Years'.
Various shots of blowing up of the balloon 'Archimedes One' and the young balloonist Terry McCormack getting ready for balloon ascent record attempt in New South Wales, Australia. Various shots of the balloon being blown up and men struggling to keep it down. Ground to air long shot of the balloon at a height. LS. The balloon landing in a far off field. MS. The balloon landing. MS. Terry McCormack.
Date found in the old record - 09/07/1964.