• Short Summary

    New British airship the R101 is brought out for public view (On completion in October 1929, the ship was the largest manmade object ever to fly).

  • Description

    SLATE CARD INFORMATION: "Debut of the R101"

    ENGLAND: Bedfordshire: Cardington:
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    General view of newly-built airship R101 attached to mooring tower / Two women looking up towards airship / General view of R101 airship

    SLATE CARD: "over the metropolis" [brief]

    General views of airship slowly flying over city rooftops / Airship R101 attached to mooring
    Background: New British airship the R101 is brought out for public view (On completion in October 1929, the ship was the largest manmade object ever to fly).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAQQ7ZLACWDLTH5D3JW6P51OYG
    Media URN:
    VLVAQQ7ZLACWDLTH5D3JW6P51OYG
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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