AMERICAN PILOT AMELIA EARHART ARRIVES FROM A FLIGHT A plane comes in a for landing and its famous female pilot Amelia Earhart climbs out to greet those waiting for her. Amelia Earhart is one of the most famous aviators of all time setting such records as being the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic and for creating a worldwide mystery that has never been solved with her disappearance during a solo flight in 1937.
UNIVERSAL CITY PLAZA GROUNDBREAKING MCA Chairman Jules Stein and Decca Records President Milton Rackmil place the first rivet in soon-to-be-built entertainment complex, Universal City Plaza. Jack Benny and Marlon Brando are also on hand.
Date: July 11, 1963 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
AMERICAN AVIATOR AMELIA EARHART SETS RECORDS EVEN WHEN TROUBLE STRIKES A disheveled but radiant Amelia Earhart talks about her flight and intention to set new records in aviation. "Well I lost my head cover and so that caused me to lose some time which was serious to me." A reporter notes however that she has still broken her previous nonstop record by several hours.
ST. LAWRENCE POWER PROJECT The St. Lawrence power project--a 600,000,000 undertaking designed to harness the mighty waterway and turn its energy into abundant cheap electricity for much of New York State and a stretch of Ontario--gets underway at ground-breaking ceremonies in Massena, N.Y. attended by Governor Dewey.
TOWER OF LONDON'S FIRST WOMAN BEEFEATER - 2007 Moira Cameron grins from ear to ear and stands proudly in her uniform as she becomes the Tower of London's first female Yeoman Warder or Beefeater breaking more than 500 years tradition. "The whole thing is just fantastic. I don't know enough about the job to see what I'm going to like most."
Date: January 11, 2007 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:26:00, With Audio
NEW ZEALAND FEMALE AVIATION RECORD BREAKER JEAN BATTEN New Zealand female pilot Jean Batten lands her plane. Still wearing her flight gear Ms. Batten poses for cameras before leaving the plane and walking through the crowd of fans followed by reporters. She was awarded the Harmon Trophy three times for setting new aviation records in the decade.
NEW ZEALAND FEMALE AVIATION RECORD BREAKER JEAN BATTEN JOKES WITH THE PRESS & FANS New Zealand female pilot Jean Batten jokes about her most recent flight to the press and waiting fans. "Ladies and gentlemen I do want to say how very pleased I am to have arrived here safely and I do also want to thank you for waiting here for my arrival. I've just been told that some people have been here since early this morning and I'm only sorry that I could not have arrived sooner. But after all it is a woman's privilege to be a little late."
AVIATION RECORD BREAKERS JIM MOLLISON & AMY JOHNSON Jim Mollison a famous Scottish pioneer aviator is surrounded by media and fans after setting yet another flight record. He attracted even more attention when he announced his marriage to notable English female aviator Amy Johnson also surrounded by media and fans. Mollison proposed to Ms. Johnson only 8 hours after they met during a flight together.
GROUNDBREAKING FOR WAR MUSEUM - 2 Canadian war veterans walk down the red carpet during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Canadian War Museum in August 2005. The museum will cover all 20th Century wars involving Canadian troops.
Date: August 17, 2005 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:08:00, No Audio
GROUNDBREAKING FOR WAR MUSEUM - 1 Canadian war veterans participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Canadian War Museum in August 2005. The museum will cover all 20th Century wars involving Canadian troops.
Date: August 17, 2005 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:14:00, No Audio
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