• Short Summary

    Shots of airship the Hindenburg - flying over Berlin and a look at lavish interior of cabin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Hindenburg - remarkable pictures of new Zeppelin in flight".

    Berlin, Germany.

    Various shots of ill-fated airship, the Hindenburg (construction name L.Z. 129) in flight over city with sister ship, the Graf Zeppelin. Various shots of Berliners craning their necks upwards to see airships, amongst crowd are German army soldiers and a group of chefs.

    Interior. Various shots of passenger quarters inside airborne Hindenburg. Various shots of men in "fire proof" writing room where smoking is allowed (narrator describes this as a "dangerous luxury"). Various shots press photographers taking pictures from windows of cabin. Brief shot of crew member taking reading from instrument.

    Item finished abruptly.

    Note: for more shots of the Hindenburg please see Pathetone story - LIGHTER THAN AIR - in PT 352 on Pathe Master tape *PM1144*. AH 2001.

    Construction name of Graf Zeppelin - L.Z. 130.

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    01:27:56:00 / 01:28:44:00

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