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News in Colour: Gemini Recovery


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
22 Sep 1966
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Ton Up - Down the Prom
  2. 2Isn’t He a Sweetie!
  3. 3Robot Shows the Way
  4. 4News in Colour: Gemini Recovery


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Section Title
News in Colour
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: News in Colour - Gemini Recovery. DESCRIPTION: Graphic Colour Pictures of the recovery of Astronauts Gordon and Conrad after Gemini Eleven’s record-breaking space flight. SHOTLIST: GV capsule attached to parachute comes down into sea. CU helicopter pilot. GV helicopter descends and drops four frogmen into sea. LS buoyancy bags inflated around capsule. MS ditto. LS helicopter hovers over capsule. LS grogmen opens door of capsule. LS CU helicopter pilot. MS dlow motion as Charles Conrad gets out of capsule into life raft and is congratulated by one of the frogmen. LS Richard Gordon out of capsule and into life raft. GV helicopter over capsule GV Charles Conrad prepares to be winched up to helicopter. Top shot Charles Conrad is winched up to helicopter LS ditto. Top shot as Richard Gordon is winched up into helicopter. GV ditto. Aerial shot of sea passing beneath helicopter. GV helicopter approaches aircraft carrier. Top shot over sea and deck of carrier. GV sstronauts congratulated on aircraft carrier.
United States of America
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
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