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  • Short Summary

    The Rotor ship's first voyage is filmed by Pathe cameramen.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Rotor ship's first voyage with Pathe cameramen onboard, the shipping world's mystery ship leaves Dantzig for Kiel and England. Kiel, Germany.

    L/S of the ship with two big towers, a smaller boat sails alongside. M/S of the ship, it also has a big mast in the middle. L/S of the docks and other ships taken from the new one, the camera pans back to the deck. M/S of one of the big towers, the camera pans down it. M/S of the lifeboat and other ships in the background. M/S of the ship sailing along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    374.19
    Media URN:
    24878
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:07:00 / 01:53:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1164

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Pictured here is the rotor-operated ship "Buckau", the invention of German physicist Anton Flettner.

    Lots more information on the vessel can be found here.........

    http://labspace.open.ac.uk/mod/resource/view.php?id=366425

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  2. jamied says

    More footage of the ship can be seen in clip 362.23.

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