• Short Summary

    The American Macon airship arrives at its West Coast base in California.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "California. 'Like a bird in its nest ...' America's giant Dirigible the 'Macon' makes striking picture as she arrives at Sunnyvale - her permanent home in the West."

    Sunnyvale, California, United States of America (USA).

    Air to air shots of US Navy airship Macon flying across country.

    Shot of crowds waiting for airship's arrival (the airship can be seen above their heads).

    Shots of the Macon as it comes in to land. Good shots as she comes in to mooring mast. CU as water ballast is released.

    Air to air shots as the airship moors.

    CU of nosecone being anchored to mooring mast. Shot of Commander Dressel looking out of his window.

    LS from air of Macon moored at Sunnyvale.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.16
    Media URN:
    6684
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:44:00 / 01:20:48:00
    Canister:
    33/87

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