• Short Summary

    Good shots of the maiden flight of massive American airship.

  • Description

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

    United States of America.

    Various shots as the giant Akron airship is moved out of its hanger. Quick shot of the American blimp in flight. Good shots as Akron moves in towards a mooring mast. LS of the airship on the mooring mast. The writing on the side reads: "US Navy". The airship lifts of from the mast. Shots inside the cabin. More shots of the airship in flight. Shots of one of the airship's small flight of biplanes being lifted inside the envelope.

    Title reads: "Akron, Navy's New Queen of Skies, Takes First Flight. World's biggest dirigible is backed out of giant Ohio hanger for maiden voyage." American voiceover.

    Shots of Akron being moved out of hanger. The airship flies up from the mooring mast. Good shots of the airship in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    578.22
    Media URN:
    58945
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:17:00 / 01:42:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 142 F

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