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  • Short Summary

    Airship takes supplies to ice bound residents of Tangier Island, Chesapeake Bay.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Marooned on the ice - airship to the rescue of icebound residents".

    Tangier Island, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    L/S of an air ship preparing for take off from Washington D.C. Various shots of pilot Commander Lange and co-pilot Smith loading parcels into airship, they then board themselves.

    Various aerial shots of airship flying over frozen sea. There are several ships stuck in ice flow. Various aerial shots of airship landing on ice, a crowd of people rush over to it. The are residents of island that have been stranded by bad weather and ice.

    M/S of airship crew unloading supply parcels to crowd. C/U of elderly woman holding package. M/S of people taking back supplies to their houses. C/U of crowd waving and looking upwards. L/S of airship departing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    853.12
    Media URN:
    12455
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:33:00 / 01:30:24:00
    Canister:
    36/13

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