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  • Description

    Full title reads: "California. A Drama of the Sky. One saved & 2 lost of mooring crew carried aloft at start of Akron's transcontinental flight."

    California, United States of America.

    The American navy airship Akron floats above the camera.

    Aerial view on a level with the airship.

    Scenes of accident at take off when some of the men holding the mooring rope are pulled up into the air as the airship rises.

    Shot from airship of the men dangling below.

    Shot of the one man hanging on, high above the ground.

    Shot of the airship.

    The man hanging on is raised into the airship.

    The lucky navy man sits inside the airship.

    The lucky survivor and another officer give an interview (no sound).

    C/U survivor.

    Sound Track Missing

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    5015
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    675.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:43:00 / 01:47:42:00
    Canister:
    32/42
    Sort Number:
    32/042
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    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Airships picks Airships XYC XYC_AERIAL SURVEILLANCE HISTORY
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The lucky survivor here was Charles "Bud" Cowart.

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