Budget Films

Stock Footage

The Hindenburg Crashes

The German blimp, the Hindenburg, floats in the sky. Shot shows passengers and crew members inside the craft, standing in front of a wall of windows. Shot shows the blimp hovering just above ground. Extended shot shows the explosion, the crash and incineration of the Hindenburg. CU shows remains of the craft burning on the ground. Clip includes famous radio description of the disaster.

IdentifierCLIP-13552
Duration1 min, 17 sec
GenreDocumentary
DateMay 6 1937
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