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  • Short Summary

    Hugo Eckener and Al Smith plan to moor airships on the top of the Empire State Building.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. Airships to anchor over heart of City! Dr. Eckener visits mooring mast at top of world's highest building, now ready for air liners."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    LS of Empire State Building. Slightly closer shot.

    Group of men on top of Empire State including Dr Hugo Eckener, airship pioneer and Al Smith, American Politician. They are looking over plans.

    Angle shot of side of building.

    Shot of Empire State Building with statue in foreground.

    Shot of New York skyline. Angle shot of side of building. View of Manhattan from across the river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    767.22
    Media URN:
    8193
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:37:00 / 01:56:41:00
    Canister:
    31/30

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