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    World's biggest airship launched - trial trip of the R33.

    World's largest dirigible; the R33 airship is launched; takes a trial trip from Harlow to Selby; England. GV Absolutely huge blimp moving along on the ground; with lots of people walking underneath and beside it. Closer shot; same: the blimp is on top of two tiny-looking vehicles; the people are walking in long rows; hanging onto ropes-- are they pulling the thing?

    LS the airship facing away from camera; headed to right. People turning the thing around Closer shot same-- this is cool as one can see the people all walking and pulling the ropes. CU tail of the airship; a man is up there working; looking very small. 0 Looking up at the R-33 in flight. Side view of the giant blimp flying to left and upward. front view of airship as it lands; people rushing about on ground. Shot from distance panning along length of the dirigible.

    Inventions. technology. Aviation.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:19:00 / 01:11:54:00
    ON 120 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 120 G
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    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    airships R33 Footage Dirigible Vehicles
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