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  • Short Summary

    The pilots of the 'Bremen' are seen preparing for their Atlantic flight and on their arrival across the sea.

  • Description

    Full titles read: 'Atlantic flown Westward for first time! - Baron Von Hunefeld, Capt. Koehl & Cmdt. Fitzmaurice of the Irish Air Force, set off on the great adventure in giant all-metal Junker 'plane "Bremen".'

    Baldonnel, Nr Dublin, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    M/Ss panning along the length of the aeroplane shows it being prepared for flight. M/S of the plane on the tarmac as the propellor starts up. L/S of the 'plane taking off from an airfield.

    L/S of an icy coastline - probably Greenly Island, Greenland (?). M/S of a huge iceberg. M/S of the men standing outside the 'Bremen', smoking cigarettes; C/U of one of the men - horrible teeth!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    724.02
    Media URN:
    34742
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:57:00 / 01:03:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1494

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