Two Giants

1936 , Frankfurt, Germany and Southampton (possibly), England (Other)

Two short films of the Hindenburg in its hangar after its maiden journey to the USA and the Queen Mary at either the Clyde or Southampton prior to its inaugural cruise.

The Hindenburg in its hangar. The film includes close shots of the airship, including its nose and tail; swastika insignia on its tail; the body of airship; its engines; and its wheels. The film also includes shots of crowds inspecting the airship, technicians working on or inspecting the airship, ground crew disembarking from the [bridge] underneath the airship. There is also a clear shot of the name Hindenburg. Aerial shots of the liner, the docks and crowds on the dockside, name on the stern appears to read Queen M[ary] Liver[pool].

Featured Buildings

Hindenburg hangar, Frankfurt Dock, Southampton

Keywords

Airships; Zeppelin; Hindenburg; Ocean liners; Cunard White Star; Queen Mary

Intertitles

A Giant of the Air. The “Hindenburg” in her hangar at Frankfurt, after her first voyage to America. A Giant of the Sea. The “Queen Mary”, nearly ready for her trial run, seen from the air.

Manifestations

Two Giants

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    INV370013
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:05:41
    Modification Date
    08/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    738552
  • Barcode
    INV364588
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:05:41
    Modification Date
    08/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    738341
  • Barcode
    INV354273
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:05:41
    Modification Date
    08/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    738130
  • Barcode
    INV336681
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:03:38
    Modification Date
    04/03/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    737280
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV322571
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:03:38
    Modification Date
    02/03/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    737265
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV261360
    Canonical Identifier
    34
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    bw
    Colour Type
    bw
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:03:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    10/08/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    686546
    Sound
    silent

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