The Graf Zeppelin visits Cardington. This is an unidentified Pathetones story. 1930?
This item has been removed from EP279 and placed in a separate tin in the Pathetones vault. It is a combined print of a Pathetone or Pathe Sound Magazine story. We have been unable to ascertain the original Pathetone issue number.
Titles read: "Cardington, Beds. "Zepp" arrives! Giant Airship joins R100 at air base."
Summary: The Graf Zeppelin arrives at Cardington air base to join the R100. L/S of moored R-100. Another airship moves past. Pilot (Count Etna (sp?) speaks in German and shakes hands with another man.
M/S of Graf Zeppelin with crowds gathered around it. Closer view of the front of the ship - a man in uniform is seen through its windows.
Titles read: "Halting only for a short period, the "Zepp" picked up Dr Eckener, the famous Commander, and departed."
M/S of two men talking. L/S of the Graf Zeppelin with the R100 behind it. The Graf Zeppelin takes off - the crowd cheers. Low angle shot of the plane in flight.
Note: mute version in PSM 3 A.