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  • Short Summary

    A story about the maiden flight of the new air ship the R. 80

  • Description

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    Intertitle: "OUR NEW AIRSHIP R.80 - behaves splendidly on maiden flight".

    L/S of a gigantic airship being moved into a large air craft hanger, tiny figures can be seen moving around the entrance.

    Various shots of the colossal ship landing, crowds can be seen swarming around as it touches the ground. M/S of the underbelly of the airship, lots of men in military uniform help to move the ship some pull long ropes attaches to it, others push the cabin. More L/Ss showing the entire air ship. Various L/Ss of the air shop hovering above the field, its propellers can be seen whirring.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    216.26
    Media URN:
    21882
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:17:00 / 01:47:42:00
    Canister:
    G 687

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