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  • Short Summary

    An American naval team take of to try to break balloon altitude record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Akron. A Gallant Failure. Lt. Comdr. Settle of U.S. Navy just fails to beat Russia's stratosphere record of 11.8 miles."

    Akron, Ohio, United States of America (USA).

    MS of American balloon and gondola being prepared for flight to record high altitude.

    MS of Lieutenant Commander Settle, he laughs at a gift he is given.

    Shots of the crew climbing into the gondola. CU of Settle.

    Shots of the balloon rising from the airfield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    739.33
    Media URN:
    8409
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:07:00 / 01:40:43:00
    Canister:
    33/96

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