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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the massive American Airship - Akron.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    United States of America.

    Aerial views as the tail of a massive airship emerges from its hanger. This is the US Navy Airship Akron. Views of the front of the dirigible in the hanger. More views of Akron as it emerges. Views of the Airship from the ground. Closer shots of the moving mooring mast that is towing the craft out of the hanger. The people running around on the ground give a scale to the massive craft. A Goodyear Blimp is seen in the air. More shots of Akron. Shots of members of the ground crew holding on to ropes to secure the balloon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    572.17
    Media URN:
    58772
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:09:00 / 01:51:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 131 A

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