Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1957 August

Czechoslovakian Parachuting Competition

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
Release Date
1957-08-13
Run Time
1 min., 00 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Men and women board a plane and fly to a height of three-fifths of a mile in the air; several competitors make the jump from the plane and release their chutes; defending champion Joska Maxova lands near the cross marked on the ground; Kvetoslav Wiesner lands directly in the center of the cross and wins the competition.
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