Charles Lindbergh leaves for home and Chamberlin breaks his Atlantic record but has to land at Gottbus, Germany with a broken propellor.
According to paperwork this is a duplicate of items 930.11 and 684.31 - this version is probably best quality. 1927 Lindbergh material is in quite a muddle so best to view everything to find best shots.
Item title reads - Lindbergh departs on U.S.S. cruiser "Memphis" for home - where greatest welcome ever accorded a returning hero, awaits him. Cherbourg, France.
L/S as Charles Lindbergh's aeroplane flies overhead and comes in to land on the airfield. M/S of gendarmes clearing the crowds as he walks through followed by lots of people. M/S as his drives along in cavalcade past crowds and stops at Embassy (?) with American and French flags outside.
Intertitle - 'his non-stop record of 3,610 miles in 34 hours, was quickly eclipsed by Mr Chamberlin's 3,905 in 42 3/4 hours, who was however accompanied by a passenger Mr C.A. Levine.
M/S of Chamberlin stood in front of his aeroplane. M/S as propellor is started and chocks taken away. M/S of Chamberlin in aeroplane, he turns and waves. M/S as the aeroplane taxis and takes off. Various shots as it flies along.
Intertitle - 'At Gottbus .... within 100 miles of Berlin the intrepid airman had forced landing - a broken propellor and a wonderful reception.'
M/S of Chamberlin's aeroplane on the ground, soldiers look at it. Various shots of the broken propellor. M/S as people surround his car. M/S as Chamberlin emerges with a group of people and smiles.
Intertitle - 'Berliners waited day and night to greet the world's flight record breakers.'
M/S of Chamberlin stood in front of aeroplane with others. C/U of him in front of the plane, he chats to someone. M/S of him holding a bouquet of flowers.