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  • Short Summary

    Observation balloons are lowered and safely housed.

  • Description

    The Value of Supremacy in the Air - observation balloons are lowered and safely housed - 1916.

    Location of events unknown.

    Two observation balloons / dirigibles; like Zeppelins; being lowered. Shot of the 2 dirigibles low in the air; one spherical; the other looking like it has a curled tail around it! - with crowd on ground looking up. Shot of the round balloon nearly touching ground; with men surrounding it; holding ropes attached to the craft. Shot of the crew under the other; long cigar-shaped one; they move it by walking under it holding the ropes.

    Flight; technology; World War one; aviation.

    406A

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.53
    Media URN:
    71429
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:34:00 / 02:00:18:00
    Canister:
    ON 036 K

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