• Short Summary

    Ted Heath visits Irving Parachute Factory.

  • Description

    No title. Leader of Conservative Party Edward Heath visits Irving Parachute Factory, Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

    Interior shot of Irving factory. Ted Heath watches woman worker making parachute harness. C/U Mr. Heath and worker. C/U of woman making parachute harness. L/S interior of factory showing woman working at sewing machines. M/S Mr. Heath talking to woman worker at sewing machine, pan down to work on bench. M/S Mr. Heath walking past workers operating sewing machines. L/S interior of factory. Women at bench folding material. Mr. Heath gets hold of string and pulls parachute from its container on bench. C/U parachute harness, pan up to Mr. Heath watching.

    L/S mass of parachutists descending. Various shots parachutist landing. L/S Lightning fighter plane landing, the tail parachute opens. L/S Lightning taxiing along runway with chute from tail, camera pans onto the parachute.

    C/U Ted Heath. M/S Mr. Heath looking at parachute fitted into mock up of aeroplane. C/U parachute in tail mock up. M/S of Mr. Heath and party looking at parachute spread out along bench.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:44:00 / 01:19:56:00

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