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  • Short Summary

    An item about the work being done on America's new airship the R-38 which has been built in England.

  • Description

    Item title reads - America's new airship. The R-38 - built in England - which is to fly the Atlantic. Bedford.

    We see men opening doors to reveal the large airship. A man climbs a rope ladder up to it. Various shots of the airship from the ground, the camera pans around and we see it from several angles. There is a shot of people working on the small cabin underneath. We see men in uniform outside posing for the camera.

    Note: the coverage of the crash of this airship and the funerals of the airmen can be seen in issues G 803 and G 804 on *PM0242*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    236.03
    Media URN:
    22305
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:55:00 / 01:02:57:00
    Canister:
    G 778

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