FRANK HAWKS & "TIME FLIES" ON SPEED FLIGHT Aviator Frank Hawks takes his new plane "Time Flies" from National Airport in Washington, D.C. to LaGuardia Field, New York in 48 minutes. The new plane is able to reach speeds of 300 m.p.h.
MASKED MARVEL WINS BATTLE ROYALE WRESTLING It's a Battle Royale in a Richmond, Virginia wrestling match that sees six heavyweights put on a hilarious show as they knock each other out and out of the ring. But in the end the Masked Marvel whose identity is a secret triumphs over everyone to win the bout.
CHARLIE BOSTON FUNERAL - 1930 Prominent Chinese citizens from around the country attend the New York funeral of Charlie Boston, mayor of Chinatown and founder of the On Leong Tong merchant's association.
FIRST LADY VISITS VIRGINIA SCHOOL - 1930 First Lady Lou Hoover visits a country school in Dark Hollow, Virginia founded by her husband and his friends. The children demonstrate what they've learned then Mrs. Hoover, the children and their teacher Miss Christine Vest all pose for pictures on the steps of the school.
1933 HIT SONG "STORMY WEATHER" A 1930s band plays the popular song "Stormy Weather" while the male vocalist accompanies the band on the piano. The 1933 hit was first sung by Ethel Waters at The Cotton Club night club in Harlem.
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