• Short Summary

    Aviator Amelia Earhart gets a ticker tape parade in New York and a medal from President Hoover.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Miss Earhart's wonderful reception! All New York turns out to greet her intrepid flier."

    New York, United States of America.

    Female Aviator Amelia Earhart stands up in an open car. The car is part of procession travelling down a crowd lined street in New York.

    High angle shot of massive ticker-tape parade for Earhart.

    Shot of Miss Earhart in the car. She is waving at the crowds.

    Good shots of the ticker tape falling onto the crowd. More high angle shots of the parade.

    Intertitle reads: "Mayor Walker offers his congratulations."

    Amelia Earhart (carrying a large bunch of flowers) and Mayor Walker walk down steps of City Hall.
    They stand in front of microphones. Mayor James 'Gentleman Jimmy' Walker makes a nice little speech about Earhart opening up aviation to women. Closer shot of the two.

    Intertitle reads: ".. and President Hoover presents her with the U.S. National Geographic Medal."

    President Herbert C. Hoover and Amelia Earhart. He makes a short speech expressing the best wishes of the American people. She makes a short speech of thanks. (This may well be at the White House in Washington.)

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:23:00 / 01:18:20:00

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