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  • Short Summary

    The R 33 airship flies again after being repaired and having a new nose fitted. Pulham.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Britain's "Queen of the Air". The R 33 - "healed" after thrilling adventure with the gale in April last - proudly takes the air again. Pulham.

    M/S of the repaired R 33 with its new nose, it slowly emerges from the hangar.

    Intertitle - 'a bird's-eye view! (Note new nose.)' C/U of the new nose, M/S as the airship slowly emerges from the hangar, various shots as people walk about underneath and follow it. L/S of the airship as it moves slowly along.

    Intertitle - 'let go!' Various shots as it slowly rises into the air.

    Intertitle - 'home again!' L/S of the airship flying off. M/S from the front as it levels out, C/U of the nose. L/S of people running and pulling the mooring ropes. M/S of the airship being pulled along sideways, various shots of the cabin suspended underneath.

    Intertitle - 'the gallant crew.' M/S of the crew in the cabin, they come to the door. M/S of the crew lined up in rows on the ground.

    M/S of the airship in the air. C/U of the nose with R 33 written on it, the camera pans down the length of it. C/U of one of the crew holding a little dog, M/S as the airship comes out of the shed. C/U of the nose, a man stands on top as it moves slowly along. C/U of the nose as it comes into view, M/S of the airship flying, various shots as it drifts along.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:49:12 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:45:00 / 01:51:48:00
    G 1231

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