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  • Short Summary

    The transatlantic pilots of the 'Bremen' meet President Cosgrave, the Governor-General James McNeill and the Archbishop of Dublin.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "A State Welcome - President Cosgrave and His Excellency The Governor-General receive the three heroes of the 'Bremen' Flight."

    Dublin, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    High angle M/S of the three pilots of the Bremen, Captain J Fitzmaurice, Captain Koehl and Baron von Hunefeld, getting out of a car amid a huge crowd of smiling, cheering people. M/Ss of the pilots posing for the camera with President William Thomas Cosgrave and the Governor-General, James McNeill.

    Intertitle reads: "The 'Bremen' Fliers are received by His Grace The Archbishop of Dublin."

    M/S of the pilots posing with the Archbishop of Dublin outside a church; another man and a clergyman stand with them. The men shake hands with the bishop; he watches them walk off and takes his hat off to them.

    Note: alternative spelling - James McNeil.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    732.18
    Media URN:
    34904
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:04:00 / 01:39:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1518

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