MEYERS WINS THE HILL-CLIMB CLASSIC Chuck Meyers wins the hill-climb classic in Pikes Peak, Colorado in record time. The Penrose Trophy is awarded after a break-neck performance up the hair-pin turns of the world's highest and most dangerous road. Meyers sets a new record completing the ascent in 17 minutes.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
NEW ONE-MILE WATER SPEED RECORD SET - 1932 Aerials and more of Gar Wood setting a new world water speed record for the one-mile hydroplane boat race with his Miss America X at Algonac, Michigan. Former rival and record holder Kaye Don and his boat Miss England III are on hand for the great event. After it's all over the two rivals pose together.
BOOTLEG BOOZE DESTROYED BY FEDS - 1932 The U.S Department of Justice destroy 1,800 barrels of confiscated beer rounded up under the Prohibition laws. Sledgehammers and axes are used to break open the barrels and drain away their illegal liquid. Afterwards the barrels are burned to prevent any future misuse.
ITALY VERSUS US IN AMATEUR BOXING MATCH Italy V.US - amateur boxers break even in an exciting tourney. In New York, NY Simon and Pures of two nations throw jabs and hooks with accuracy worthy of champs for the lead in a dual meet before a crowd of 8,000.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:17:00, No Audio
UPSIDE DOWN PILOT SETS NEW RECORD - 1933 Captain Raffaele Colacicchi flies upside down over Rome, Italy setting a new record at 42 minutes and 37 seconds. Pilot POV from the plane that accompanies the good captain to the upside down aircraft - amazing.
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