The Press: Floating Cameraman

Like livewire still cameramen (see p. 50), livewire newsreel photographers often go to extraordinary ends for a "new angle." Last week it looked for 50 wild minutes as if Paramount News Photographer Albert Mingalone had, like the AP's Keen, gone too far.

Photographer Mingalone picked Old Orchard Beach, Me., for secret experiments in overhead photography from a cluster of 30 hydrogen-filled stratosphere balloons. He had successfully ground out several reels over the local country club golf course while a ground crew towed him from spot to spot when suddenly a stiff gust snapped...

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