America's R.33 1925

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    Item title reads - America's "R.33". The "Los Angeles" completes 1400 mile air trip in 33 hours. Mayaguez, Porto Rico. (now Puerto Rico).

    L/S of the airship sailing along over the water, M/S filmed through some palm trees of the airship moored to a mast on a ship.

    Intertitle - 'Natives throng the shore to see, for first time in their lives, a "liner of the skies".'

    L/S of lots of people stood on the beach, many have brought their cars there as well, the camera pans across to the airship moored to the ship. M/S as it pans across again, people watch from rowing boats and the pier which is very crowded.

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25208
    Sort Number:
    G 1194
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1194
    Film ID:
    400.01
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1925
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    Airships
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