• Short Summary

    People die during a visit by President Hindenburg when a bridge collapses.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Coblenz. Joy turned into sorrow. Tragedy ended President Hindenburg's triumphal tour, when crowded pontoon bridge collapsed, drowning over 50 people."

    Coblenz, Germany.

    Various shots of decorated boats on the river.

    Crowds greet German President Paul Von Hindenburg.

    Shots of the wrecked remains of a pontoon bridge following the accident when it collapsed. Boats are gathered round doing salvage work.

    Shot of German flag at half mast on building.

    Sound Track Missing

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    717.19
    Media URN:
    6365
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:08:00 / 01:38:38:00
    Canister:
    30/17

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