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    Material related to newsreel story "Airborne Men Get 'Stand By'" - 51/41.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story ""Airborne Men Get 'Stand By'" - 51/41.

    Abingdon, Berkshire.

    Various shots of a balloon in the air, low overhead. Men of the parachute regiment getting inside a box attached to the balloon. Balloon rises in the air. Several shots of the balloon in the air and the parachuters jumping, parachutes open and they drift off screen. Various shots of the parachuters descending and landing on ground. More shots of the balloon in the air and the parachuters descending. Officer looking up, following the exercise. Nice close up shot of man's face as he follows descend of a colleague, he is smiling and his head is moving down. More shots of mass paratroops drop over field. More high angle shots of the men jumping from tower during exercise. They hang for a while before going down. Several general view shots of the air base, shots taken from the tower. Several close up shots of the men. Mass parachute drop from plane in flight. Several ground shots of the men jumping from tower.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:27:00 / 01:11:55:00
    51/41 R (Selected Originals)

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