Graf Zeppelin film “Farewell” available online until December 6, 2010

by Dan Grossman on November 27, 2010

The Dutch film “Farewell” can be viewed in its entirely (in English with Dutch subtitles) at the following URL between now and 01:35 on December 7, 2010:

http://beta.uitzendinggemist.nl/afleveringen/1013339

“Farewell” is a fictional account of Lady Grace Drummond Hay’s experience on the 1929 Round-the-World voyage of the LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin.

A review of the film, including comments about its historical accuracy, is available here.

A hat tip to Airships.net reader Pieter Willems of Amsterdam for sharing this information.

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Ronald Thomas October 5, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Does anyone know where it is possible to buy a copy of Farwell?

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Judy Z March 29, 2011 at 2:57 pm

I have an elderly friend who’s part of the Lighter Than Air and would love to have a DVD of it. He missed both showings at the Cleveland International Film Festival. (he’s in a wheelchair and would’ve had a hard time navigating. He drives but it was too confusing to a)find a parking space and b)navigating in a wheelchair would be possible but certainly not easy. c)he had some other pressing issues he hadn’t expected.) I too have been looking for a DVD of it to give it to him for a gift or whatever. Please forward any replies directly to my e-mail

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Ron Syroid January 29, 2011 at 9:52 am

FAREWELL will be shown during the Cleveland International Film Festival, March 24 -April 3, 2011, sponsored in part by the Lighter-Than-Air-Society (LTAS) based in Akron, OH. Visit http://www.ClevelandFilm.org to find the schedule of movie showings once they are determined for this year’s festival.

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Ron Syroid March 11, 2011 at 8:59 am

To Webmaster- I am unable to read the 3 replies to my posting about the movie FAREWELL (2009) at the Cleveland Film Festial 2011, or about the site to purchase the DVD of the movie. Could you forward the emails directly to me. Thank you, Ron Syroid – Akron, OH March 11, 2011.

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Francisco Carvallo December 14, 2010 at 5:32 pm

I wish they would make a DVD of this wonderful Dutch film! I’ve looked all over the internet for one and haven’t been able to find it! I’m sure we’ll hear whwn it comes out on this site!
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas everybody!
Francisco

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Brian November 28, 2010 at 3:02 pm

By chance, have you seen it available for sale, either as a download, or a Region 1 (US) or Region 0 (no region protection) DVD?

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