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  • Short Summary

    The R.100 airship carries 60 passengers on six hour flight to Cardington, Commander Sir C. Burney, who built the ship, is present.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Britain's fastest airship the R.100, with 60 passengers on board, makes successful 6 hour flight to her mooring mast at Cardington. Howden, Humberside.

    The camera pans across to the R.100 airship on the ground. M/S's of it attached to the mooring mast, L/S of it in the air. M/S of people at the top of the mast as others climb out of the airship.

    Intertitle - 'Commander Sir C. Burney - who built the ship, and Major Scott, Commander.'

    M/S of the two men talking together, Commander Burney is smoking a pipe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.22
    Media URN:
    18992
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:36:00 / 01:34:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1669

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