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  • Short Summary

    Aeroplane launched from bottom of airborne airship.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Airship as Aerial Base. New aerial history made as R.33 carries 2 one-ton aeroplanes aloft and successfully launches them into space".

    Pulham, Norfolk.

    L/S of the R.33 airship hovering just off the ground. M/S of underbelly of airship as it lifts into air. An aeroplane has been attached to underbelly, we see a field of cows in background. L/S of launch of aeroplane from airship; aeroplane swoops down from underbelly. Various shots of airship being towed out of aircraft hangar. L/S airborne airship.

    Intertitle: "A closer view".

    L/S of aeroplane flying close to ground. L/S airship being towed along ground.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:40:47. Some good shots of airship, mostly same or very similar to those used in edited bit of item.

    Note: see also record for AIRSHIP AS AERIAL BASE (short tinted version) - print transferred as yellow tint.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    646.18
    Media URN:
    26220
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:05:00 / 01:45:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1340

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