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  • Short Summary

    Lord Thompson, Air Works Minister has flight on the airship R-101, Cardington, Bedfordshire.

  • Description

    Cardington, Bedfordshire.

    Full titles read: "'HIS HIGH OFFICE' - Lord Thompson Minister for Air works on board the R-101 during 6 hour tour of the Midlands."

    L/S's of Lord Thompson on hat and overcoat (it looks very cold) talking to journalists. L/S of Thompson entering lift at the bottom of the launch mast with official. The gate is closed and the lift starts moving upwards.

    L/S of man in uniform (could the pilot) handing luggage to workmen in doorway to airship. L/S of Thompson climbing on board, he poses for the camera as he does so. Good shots of the R-101 pulling away from the mast. M/S's looking up at the airship flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    806.13
    Media URN:
    18670
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:18:00 / 01:28:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1652

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Lord Thompson" should read Lord Thomson, (4 changes needed, inc tags).

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