The Graf Zeppelin airship picks up Commander Dr Eckener from Cardington and sails away within half an hour. Bedfordshire.
Item title reads - `As easily as a ship "coming alongside" history made as the Graf Zeppelin comes to the home of R-100 - picks up her Commander, Dr Eckener and sails gracefully away within half an hour. Cardington, Bedfordshire.
L/S's as the Graf Zeppelin airship flies overhead and people stand around and watch it.
Intertitle - `The two Commanders - Dr. Eckener & Major Scott.' M/S as the two men stand together and talk, C/U of them chatting. M/S of the two airships next to each other. The camera pans down the Zeppelin as people walk up to have a look at it.
Construction name of Graf Zeppelin - L.Z. 130.
A Pathe website user has informed us that the airship featured in this item is in fact the Graf Zeppelin LZ1217. JH - 2003.