• Short Summary

    US Navy's dirigible USS Shenandoah is torn to shreds during a thunderstorm while flying over Caldwell, Ohio, killing her entire crew of 14

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The former ZR1 as She Appeared Anchored

    USA: Ohio: Caldwell:
    EXT

    ENGLAND, FRANCE


    Graphic TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWS REEL NAVY AIR GIANT SHENANDOAH BREAKS FROM MOORING MAST, SAVED AFTER BATTLING GALE

    (7ft)


    Graphic TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWS THE FORMER ZR 1 AS SHE APPEARED ANCHORED

    (14ft)


    LV and GV airship

    (21ft)


    Graphic TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWS THE "NOSE" OF THE GIANT LEFT BEHIND - AFTER THE GALE TORE HER LOOSE

    (30ft)


    LV tower and MV Pan up tower to "nose"

    (41ft)


    Graphic TITLE: SAFE BUT BATTERED AFTER HER FIGHT WITH THE GALE - VIEWS OF THE STORM-RIPPED STERN

    (51ft)


    Int. shot GV storm-ripped stern

    (68ft)


    Graphic TITLE: HER "NOSE" OUT OF JOINT

    (71ft)


    GV and CV "nose" - pan to extra damage

    (93ft)


    Graphic TITLE: CAPTAIN ANTON HEINEN, WHO PILOTED THE SHENANDOAH BACK TO SAFETY - SHOWN HERE AS INSTRUCTOR

    (102ft)


    GV Capt Anton Heinen pointing to model of airship

    (111ft)


    Graphic TITLE: THE SHENANDOAH'S DAUNTLESS CREW - A SCORE OF WHOM BATTLED THE GALE FOR SEVEN HOURS TO SAVE THEIR PRECIOUS CRAFT

    (122ft)


    GV Pan crew

    (135ft)


    LV Airship in the sky

    (141ft)


    GV's scenes at Shenandoah's hangar of the wreckage.

    (188ft)


    GV Pan Captain and crew

    (209ft)


    More shots of the wreckage

    (289ft)


    Graphic TITLE: A MIRACLE OF THE TRAGEDY - THE AFTER PORTION OF THE SHIP WHICH FLOATED AWAY AFTER THE CRASH, BUT LANDED SAFELY WITH MOST OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN.

    (290ft)


    More views of the crew and the wreckage

    (310ft)


    3 views (2 LV's and 1 CV) ship at sea - taken from an airship

    (335ft)


    Pan the crew of the Shenandoah

    (349ft)


    Graphic TITLE: COMMANDER ZACHARY LANSDOWNE, U.S.N. COMMANDER OF THE GREAT DIRIGIBLE, KILLED WHEN HIS SHIP BROKE IN HALF.

    (350ft)


    MV and CV Commander Zachary Lansdowne standing in front of dirigible.

    (360ft)


    Graphic TITLE: A PARACHUTE LEAP FROM THE BIG DIRIGIBLE - HOW SOME OF THE CREW MIGHT HAVE ESCAPED

    (363ft)


    SV Parachutist jumping from dirigible and view from dirigible as parachute opens

    (377ft)


    Graphic TITLE: ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST - the "watch on the roof"

    (378ft)


    Rear view, Side View and CV (taken from plane) men on the top of the airship.

    (397ft)


    Graphic TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL OTHER GREAT AIRSHIP DISASTERS STRIKING VIEWS OF THE HUGE FRENCH DIRIGIBLE 'DIXMUDE'. LAST OF THE MONSTER AIRSHIPS TO COLLAPSE - LOST WITH ALL OF HER CREW OVER THE MEDITERRANEAN.

    (398ft)


    General Views of the 'Dixmunde' taking off and flying in the sky.

    (417ft)


    Graphic TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL THE ZR-2, SISTER SHIP OF THE SHENANDOAH, ANOTHER CASUALTY ON THE GHASTLY LIST - SHE COLLAPSED ON TRIAL FLIGHT IN ENGLAND, KILLING MOST OF HER CREW.

    (417ft)


    LV dirigible ZR-2 in sky

    (425ft)


    Boat rescuing wreckage from water - GV

    (441ft)


    Graphic TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL THE SEMI-RIGID DIRIGIBLE ROMA WHICH BURNED UP AFTER A CRASH NEAR NORFOLK, VA., WITH HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE.

    (441ft)


    LV 'Roma' silhouetted against clouds.

    (445ft)


    GV Pan wreckage on ground.

    (459ft)

    Captain Anton Heinen, Zeppelin, USN, United States Navy, Commander Zachary Lansdowne, fatality, fatalities, crash, rip, destroy, destruction
    Background: US Navy's dirigible USS Shenandoah is torn to shreds during a thunderstorm while flying over Caldwell, Ohio, killing her entire crew of 14

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA39TE21OPF2U4RHX0VEC8GG9G4
    Media URN:
    VLVA39TE21OPF2U4RHX0VEC8GG9G4
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1925
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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