STK-ID 19544

Shot of two men walking towards JN-4 Flying Jenny aircraft in front of hangar. Shots of motor of aircraft being started, of plane taxiing into position, of inside of cockpit. AERIAL SHOTs of countryside around Burlington, Ontario, of Burlington Beach. GROUND TO AIR SHOTs of JN-4 swooping over camera, performing whip stall, looping-the-loop, spinning earthward in nose dive. POV of aircraft looping. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of plane spinning earthward. CS of Pilot George Doan (a real daredevil!). Sequence on air stunts showing JN-4 airborne as man hangs from undercarriage, man sitting on right wing and walking around, transferring from JN-4 to another by means of 30 foot rope ladder. Dramatic sequence showing unsuccessful attempt to parachute from JN-4 showing parachute getting entangled in plane, stunt man dangling dangerously on end of parachute. Shot of plane descending to lower altitude, stunt man being dumped into Lake Ontario (daredevil George Doan was saved).


Excerpt from
The Pilot
Burlington (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486