The early part of the 20th Century saw stunning achievements in the field of lighter-than-air transport. The great silver cruisers of the sky are brought back to life on this DVD, which features nearly ninety minutes of historic films and newsreels about dirigibles and blimps. They include History of Heavy Airships, a wonderful Navy documentary that showcases the flying aircraft carriers USS Macon and USS Akron, and Goodyear Aircraft at War which describes the building of a scouting blimp. Go back in time when serene voyages of wonder could still be made in these amazing ships of the air.
Other films include Graf Zeppelin - world's largest airship transatlantic flight, Hindenburg Explodes - newsreel of the disaster at Lakehurst, NJ, WWI Zeppelin Raid - British propaganda film, and Dirigibles at 1929 Air Races - newsreel short of USS Los Angeles.
Digitally remastered and restored from original 16mm prints, image and sound quality may vary. Run time is about 87 minutes in B+W. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.