• Short Summary

    Goering christens a new plane. It is named the Von Hindenburg.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Christening of New Great German Aircraft in Presence of Cabinet Ministers".

    Berlin, Germany.

    Hermann Goering speaks from podium. Shots of large four engined aircraft. Shot of line up of VIPs including Franz Von Papen.

    Goering christens the plane with a bottle of champagne. The plane is being named 'Von Hindenburg'. Shots of crowd shouting 'Seig Heil' in front of Berlin Airport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    576.01
    Media URN:
    58891
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:00:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 135 G

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This clip currently has no date range. Clearing that up, the event pictured here took place on 29 April 1933.

    The location is Tempelhof Airport, Berlin.

    "Shots of large four engined aircraft" - the plane is a Junkers G38, Reg. No. D-2500, named "Generalfeldmarschall von Hindenburg".

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