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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cardington - Bedford. 'Hail and Farewell'. The giant airship R-100 - once pride of the skies - ends her days - as scrap, just scrap!"

    Cardington, Bedfordshire.

    Various shots of the dirigible R100 floating around in the skies above Cardington airfield.

    Shots in hanger of the metal frame of the R.100 as it is being dismantled for scrap. Shots of a man smashing parts of the airframe with a sledge hammer. Shots of men using axes on the propellor. Shots of chunks of metal being lowered on ropes.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12876
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    877.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:23:00 / 01:23:32:00
    Canister:
    31/99
    Sort Number:
    31/099
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Airships R101 R100 Footage R101 Airship Airships R101s R100s R101s R100s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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