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  • Short Summary

    More shots of gigantic American airship Shenandoah - orange tinted print.

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    United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "COME ALOFT - with our Camera-man for an Aerial Trip in America's wonder airship the Shenandoah".

    L/S of the gigantic airship moored to a tall mast. M/S of two men in a large wicker basket attached to a rope, they both wear naval style uniforms, camera follows the basket as it is winched up towards the moored airship, the men smile and wave.

    Low angled L/S of the basket reaching a platform on top of the tall mast where the airship is moored. L/S of the airship floating away from the mooring mast, an aeroplane swoops past.

    M/S of the interior of the airship, a man is walking along part of the airship's metal skeleton, he pauses periodically to check large canisters (probably containing helium). M/S of two men passing each other as they walk along the metal skeleton. M/S of a man climbing out of a hatch onto the top of the airship. Various aerial shots looking through the open hatch of the moving airship as it passes over the coastline, fields and houses.

    Note: this print is orange tinted. Alternative version exists - please see separate record for COME ALOFT - AMERICA, also in G 1136. Other version is not tinted.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:36:00 / 01:16:27:00
    G 1136

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