THE WRIGHT BROTHERS Black and white newsreel period footage of an airplane similar to the Kittyhawk taking off, shots of Orville and Wilbur Wright, and the front page of a newspaper announcing their first flight.
RACER DIES IN SPEEDWAY CRASH Sensational scenes showing the 3-car smash-up which cost the life of Floyd Roberts, dare-devil auto racer, in the 500-mile Indianapolis Speedway Classic, won again by Wilbur Shaw, as 145,000 look on
1939 CAR RACING MONTAGE A montage of different car races from 1939:
-the rattle-bang "jalopies" in a bumpy jumpy race filled with laughs and thrills!
-Wilbur Shaw repeated his Indianapolis victory of 1937, but a sensational smash-up marred the 500 mile classic.
-John Cobb astounded the world with a speed dash of 368 M.P.H. on the Bonneville Salt flats of Utah.
WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MONUMENT - 1932 An impressive 150-foot granite pylon is dedicated to the Wright Brothers on the site of their first flight at Kill Devil Hills, N.C. Orville Wright is on hand for the memorial ceremony.
Date: March 2, 1932 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:47:00, No Audio
WRIGHT BROTHERS & EARLY FLIGHT The Wright brothers and their early successes. Orville Wright, a picture of the distance flown, Wilbur Wright on demonstration trip to Europe where he greets European dignitaries and makes a flight with a French journalist.
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