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  • Short Summary

    An item about some of the crew who were to have flown the R-38 to America, it crashed into the river Humber

  • Description

    Item title reads - COMMANDER L.H. MAXFIELD - American Commander of the R-38, - Officers & Crew who were to have flown the ship to America.

    M/S of Commander Maxfield. L/S of the 12 officers posing for the camera. L/S of the rest of the crew in flying uniforms cheering and waving their hats.

    Intertitle - 'Flight-Lieutenant Wann, RAF. British Officer in charge of the Vessel - who prevented a greater calamity by heading the Airship to the River.

    M/S of Wann in RAF uniform smiling and holding two toy dogs, the rest of the crew are behind him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    242.03
    Media URN:
    22460
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:01:00 / 01:04:36:00
    Canister:
    G 802

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