• Short Summary

    Giant flying boat Hawaii Mars crushes two weeks after launching.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MAMMOTH FLYING BOAT LASTS 14 DAYS".

    United States of America (USA).

    Long shot of men standing on the rudder of "Hawaii Mars" giant flying boat, waving to camera. Jeeps under the wing of plane enable audience to grasp the size of the craft. Launching of the Hawaii Mars in ship launching fashion - a woman breaks a bottle of Champagne against it. Hawaii Mars taxiing on water. Hawaii Mars taking off, in flight and landing.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

    Note: A fortnight later Hawaii Mars crashed in Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore and sank in five minutes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1161.15
    Media URN:
    40152
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:26:00 / 01:31:43:00
    Canister:
    45/65

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