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  • Short Summary

    Norwegian airship flies from Rome to Norfolk without stopping.

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    Title: "ROME TO PULHAM NON-STOP! Amundsen's Airship - 'Norge1' - in which he will attempt flight across arctic wastes, completes 1,400 miles journey in 30 hours".

    Intertitle: "Piloted by Capt. C. D. Barnard in a D. H. 9, our camera-man accompanied Airship for English Coast and secured wonderful and exclusive pictures".

    Various aerial shots of an airship flying over countryside, taken from an aeroplane.

    Intertitle: "Over the Aerodrome. Owing to adverse weather it took over 2 1/2 hours to complete landing operations".

    Aerial shot of the airship flying over a hangar and an airfield. L/S, taken from ground level, of the airship coming into land, a large crowd watches. M/S of the airship on the ground, the crowd swarms around the airship's cabin. L/S of the airship slowly moving along the ground, it looks as if the crowd are pushing it along. M/S of the underneath of the airship, gangs of men pull the mighty vessel along by ropes.

    Intertitle: "Prince Olaf, with the Commander and Crew".

    Panning M/S of a group of men, some wear pilot uniforms.

    After some seconds of spacing, another version of the story starts at 01:03:30. The second version is almost identical to the first. After more spacing, cuts / out takes start at 01:06:42. Some more C/Us of the crew of the airship posing for the camera outside a hangar, including a Jack Russell dog (the mascot?). After more spacing, more cuts start at 01:08:10. The rest of the shots are the same or similar as those in the edited story.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:15:17:00
    G 1285

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