• Short Summary

    Astronaut John Glenn prepares for Project Mercury, he gives interview to Pathe News.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The Man John Glenn".

    Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Angle shot Project Mercury rocket. C/U Astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John Glenn in his white outfit. C/U men working around the capsule. C/U John Glenn talking to technician standing near a Theodolite. C/U Glenn looking through the Theodolite. Pan down to the capsule. C/U Glenn in his space suit. C/U man adjusting mirror which is on arm of Glenn's space suit. C/U Glenn in the capsule.

    C/U Glenn's hand operating switches. C/U Glenn as he starts to get out of the capsule. C/U Glenn getting out of capsule. C/U Glenn taking off his space helmet. C/U Glenn. C/U space suit in the position on which Glenn will be in during his flight pan up to Glenn and his deputy pilot, Navy Lieutenant Commander Scott Carpenter. C/U Carpenter. C/U Glenn. M/S the two astronauts, a Pathe reporter interviews Glenn. Glenn says appreciates the dangers of space travel but knows every precaution has been made (natural sound).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:12:00 / 01:40:43:00

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