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Helicopter Stunt

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2160
Date Released
26 Oct 1970
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Helicopter Stunt
  2. 2Trafalgar Day Ceremonies
  3. 3New Barracks
  4. 4Liverpool V Dinamo Bucharest
  5. 5Czech Grand National

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Helicopter Stunt. DESCRIPTION: A trapeze artiste goes through her act suspended from a helicopter 100 feet above the ground. Dutch-born Ria Roeber completes a feat never before attempted in Britain. There’s no net beneath - only the hard ground of Clapham Common. SHOTLIST: SV helicopter blades moving slowly zoom back GV. SV Miss Roeber. CU helicopter. MS Miss Roeber’s father in cockpit. CU blades turning. SV Miss Roeber watches helicopter. LV helicopter rises with trapeze suspended. SV Miss Roeber walks to trapeze and starts to rise - helicopter rises. CU helicopter in air. SV towards Miss Roeber on trapeze upside down. CU cameraman. CU Miss Roeber on trapeze as lowered to ground. SV Miss Roeber’s father. CU Miss Roeber feeling cold. CU Miss Roeber rubs hands pan up to her smiling.
Keywords
Entertainment and leisure; Aviation; Stunts; Performing arts
Locations
London; United Kingdom
Card file number
96474
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Reginald William Smith
Length of story (in feet)
110
Story extras:

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