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  • Short Summary

    Montage of footage featuring airships being prepared and in flight.

  • Description

    Early Plane and Airship.

    Location of events unknown.

    Soldiers and sailors in an air field move the lower body of an airship. Soldiers on horseback stand near strange-looking airship hangar (?) with a small crowd of spectators. Ground to air L/Ss of airship in flight, flying over trees and buildings. L/S of people running towards airship about to land in field. Partly deflated airship landed in field.

    Misty shot of airship over city area with rooftops in foreground. Could be taken from roof of Pathe building in Wardour Street. Sailors in white uniforms (look French?) on bicycles, cycling past the airship hangar, followed by more in a van. General view of the hangar with door open. Airship starts to emerge from the hangar.

    Grainy shot of airship flying over the sea; warships in distance.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:55:00 / 01:09:48:00
    ON 407 C

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