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  • Short Summary

    Death of Count Frederick von Zeppelin; the inventor of the airship which also was named after him.

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    Count Zeppelin Dead.

    Location of events unknown.

    Personalities. Death of Count Frederick von Zeppelin; the inventor of the rigid airship / dirigible / blimp which also was named after him. Opens with title frame referring to Zeppelin as 'Baby Killer' and 'Baby Murderer' because of the role of the airships in bombing cities. Then shows short bit of the Graf von Zeppelin at outdoor reception; or some social gathering. Count von Z. standing in centre; talking to a few other men; then walking toward camera. Men wear carnations; women have tall hats.

    Ground to air shot of Zeppelin airship in flight.

    G 418.

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    Film ID:
    1864.16
    Media URN:
    71733
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:30:00 / 01:17:45:00
    Canister:
    ON 042 A

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