A Frantic Welcome 1926

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Full title reads: "A frantic welcome for Vierkoetter, the German who swam the Channel in record time, on arrival in German capital by air".

    Berlin, Germany.

    M/S of a crowd gathered around an aeroplane. We see them raise their hats in three cheers. M/S of Mr. H. Vierkoetter being carried on shoulders of the crowd. He carries a bunch of flowers under one arm. M/S, looking over heads of crowd, of car driving past. A man leans stands on running board, crowd obscures most of view.

    Note: for search purposes swimmer's name also spelt - Vierkotter. AH 2000.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26167
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    634.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1327
    Sort Number:
    G 1327
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    (Ep.1) Germany in the 1920s
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a Producer and have seen some footage you wish to include in your film, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 307 - Brian Phelps

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 307 - Brian Phelps

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for story featured in CP 307.

For The Championship Of France

For The Championship Of France

Swimming relay races provides entertainment for crowds at an outdoor pool near Paris.

International Swimming

International Swimming

International swimming competition at Magdeburg Stadium, Germany.

Berlin Swimming Display

Berlin Swimming Display

Germany beats Hungary at swimming competition in Berlin.

Bathing In Ice At Estonia

Bathing In Ice At Estonia

People have fun skating on a frozen lake while others take a dip in the water.

Gala Day

Gala Day

Swimming Gala in Ireland.

Cuts / Out Takes From Ladies Long Distance Swimming Championship In G 1311 Reel 2 Of 2

Cuts / Out Takes From Ladies Long Distance Swimming Championship In G 1311 Reel 2 Of 2

Cuts (out takes, rushes) from LADIES' LONG DISTANCE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP

Holiday Scenes In England

Holiday Scenes In England

Holidaymakers (mainly children) swimming and paddling in sea.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen