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The Airship; or, 100 Years Hence (1908)

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In this picture we anticipate the probable means of navigation in the coming century. A young lady and a friend are observed entering an air-ship. The vehicle is loaded with ballast, sand ... See full summary »

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In this picture we anticipate the probable means of navigation in the coming century. A young lady and a friend are observed entering an air-ship. The vehicle is loaded with ballast, sand bags, vegetables, etc., the passengers carrying spy-glasses. They laugh heartily, shake hands and are off. Another individual is seen equipped with wings scurrying through the clouds. Leaving the aerial navigators for a moment, we see a Hebrew walking down the street. Some sawdust falls upon him. He glances up in a rage, then proceeds on his way. Presently some vegetables drop on him. A glimpse of the air-ship shows the occupants laughing and throwing various articles at the unsuspecting pedestrian below. Some passersby, noticing the Jew having his troubles, stop and look upward, and they are showered with vegetables, etc., as well. A policeman is walking along on his beat when a lot of things fall on him. By this time quite a crowd has collected. An air-cycle cop is summoned, mounts his machine and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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25 April 1908 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with True Hearts Are More Than Coronets (1908). See more »

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