• Short Summary

    Dr Hugo Eckener, man responsible for creation of "Hindenburg" dies at age of 86.

  • Description

    Lake Constance.

    GV Dr Hugo Eckener walking to sun-shelter at Lake Constance. CU Zeppelin portrait, Dr Eckener walks in to look through telescope. CU Dr Eckener looking through telescope. SCU doctor looking through telescope, and calls to grandson to look through. GV through telescope, boat passing. GV Zeppelin leaving mooring mast. GV people cheering. SCU soldiers dragging on mooring rope. SCU Zeppelin on ground, soldiers holding tight. AS from below, Zeppelin. SV man looking from Zeppelin cockpit. CU Dr Eckener, looking from cabin window. CU people waving. GV crowds surging towards doctor's car. SCU car coming towards. GV police forcing crowds back. GV crowds. CU doctor at mike speaking. Air view, Hindenburg (construction name L.Z. 129) in flight over New York. GV Hindenburg approaching mooring mast. GV Hindenburg exploding and hitting ground in flames. CU doctor seated at home, reading. SCU doctor gets up and walks off.

    (Dupe.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    178.32
    Media URN:
    29775
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:15:00 / 01:48:40:00
    Canister:
    54/65

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