• Short Summary

    Count Zeppelin's daughter launches new ship the "Graf Zeppelin" at Kiel in Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Germany.

    Count Zeppelin's daughter launches "Graf Zeppelin". Kiel.

    L/S of huge crowds and nazi flags flying. M/S of soldier holding a flag. M/S of platform and ship, the camera pans across it. M/S as Count Zeppelin's daughter names the ship and smashes the bottle against the side, the name is unfurled on a banner down the side. M/S as people on platform do nazi salute as it slides into the water. Various shots of crowds saluting as the ship is launched.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.40
    Media URN:
    18241
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:28:00 / 01:33:02:00
    Canister:
    38/100

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The launch took place on 8th December 1938.

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