• Short Summary

    Man purposefully destroys air balloon and parachutes to ground

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: A Daring Escapade

    USA:
    EXT

    U.S.A.


    Title: Ascending to a height of 2,000 feet an American aeronaut fires his balloon and descends in a parachute.

    (8ft)


    SV. Aeronaut sitting in balloon cradle near ground. Men release cradle balloon rises. (2 shots)

    (23ft)


    LV. Balloon in sky. Balloon catches fire. Pan down flaming balloon falling to ground. Aeronaut's parachute. Spectators running across field.

    (45ft)


    Aviator fires his balloon in mid air and descends in parachute


    Aviation, United States of America, Stunts

    daredevil, stuntman, innovation, technology
    Background: Man purposefully destroys air balloon and parachutes to ground

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4MGUED17OVBHO08UCUSYDWQPC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MGUED17OVBHO08UCUSYDWQPC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1916
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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