• Short Summary

    United States airmen circle the globe and return home after epic flight

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: International News - US Airmen Circle the Globe

    CANADA: Labrador: Indian Harbor:

    Watchers on the Cruiser Richmond catch sight of the Magellans of the Air soaring over the Arctic mountains - Commander Smith in the l

    SCU (side view) Commander Smith in Naval uniform, looking far away on binoculars

    LV plane over mountains (2 shots)

    TITLE TITLE: Lending in Indian Harbor Bay - safe around to world

    LV plane on water in harbour

    GV Harbour and planes, people n hills awaiting planes(sev. shots)

    MLV pilots in boats (with American flag coming ashore

    TITLE TITLE: Admiral Margruder welcomes to aviators to American soil again

    MV (ELEVATED) aviators coming towards group of officers and civilians on hill and shaking hands with several, photographers

    TITLE TITLE: Cheering President Coolidge's message of william

    ELEVATED MV officers giving pilots the president's message, then group of officers and sailors all taking off their hats and waving them to cheer

    TITLE TITLE: Incidents of the great Arctic flight. The American planes led by the Italian explorer Locatelli brave the perils of Greenland's icy coast.

    LV to MV & LV plane over coast (view taken from ship)

    TITLE CAPTION: Locatelli lost - a plane from the Richmond goes in search

    MLV plane (pilot standing on cockpit) being lowered down from ship onto water by crane

    MLV plane forward on sea

    TITLE CAPTION: The searching plane catches fire.

    MLV plane on board ship, clouds of smoke coming from blaze

    MV plane with team of men trying to put out flames with water hose

    MLV sailors on board watching

    MV plane and team of men putting flames out

    TITLE After three days the Italian plane is sighted

    LV NIGHT SHOT (good quality) men standing on board ship and scrutinizing night in beam of searchlights

    LV wreck of plane in beam of light

    MV wreck

    TITLE CAPTION: Locatelli rescued - his plane is set afire and abandoned as night falls

    MLV speedboat along harbour bay

    MV on board ship: gun, crew on deck, etc

    MV pilot shaking hands and talking with commander

    CU Locatelli (good shot)

    MV & MLV plane at sea, burning (NIGHT SHOT) (2 shots)


    aviators, aviation, bi plane, aeroplane, crowd, flying
    Background: United States airmen circle the globe and return home after epic flight

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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    Black & White
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