• Short Summary

    Captain Von Gronau and his crew have flown across the Atlantic in a Dornier Wal.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New York. Germany to America by flying boat! Herr von Gronau and 3 companions in giant Dornier-Wal seaplane complete journey via Greenland, Labrador and Nova Scotia."

    New York, United States of America.

    The German Dornier Wal flying boat comes in to land on the water near New York.

    A boat docks with the plane. The crews of the two vessels shake hands. Wolfgang von Gronau and his crew wave at the camera.

    Closer shots of Von Gronau and crew after they have landed. They walk up a gang plank. Cheering crowds await them. The crew receive a greeting on behalf of the Mayor.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    721.20
    Media URN:
    6426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:36:00 / 01:36:05:00
    Canister:
    30/29

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