NEW RECORD SET FOR UPSIDE-DOWN FLIGHT Italian army flying ace Lieutenant Tito Falconi sets a new record for flying upside down from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, CA and back in a little over two hours. Afterwards the ace enjoys a cigarette and his accomplishment.
HUMAN FLY TRAP CLEARS THE SET OF PESTS Ed Keyes keeps the set at Universal Studios clear of flying pests by dowsing his head with molasses and walking about with a fly swatter. Comic moments include Ed swatting a fly off a starlet and ECU of the winged enemy.
SIR CAMPBELL & BLUEBIRD BREAK SPEED RECORD English racing motorist Sir Malcolm Campbell sets a new speed record of 272 m.p.h. at Daytona Beach, Florida. Crowds watch as Sir Malcolm and his car Bluebird whip past them on the sands.
FDR SAILS AWAY ON VACATION President Roosevelt is escorted through the streets of Marion, Massachusetts on his way to the sailboat Amberjack II. Once on board the President proves to be a capable skipper as the boat sets sail.
MAN BURIED ALIVE SETS RECORD Irvington, New Jersey resident Jack Snow goes for an unusual record as he spends 43 days buried eight feet underground before being dug up and freed. The curious can see Jack through a metal pipe that allows him to get air and have food and water lowered to him.
JIM MOLLISON SETS NEW FLIGHT RECORD - 1932 Scottish aviation pioneer Jim Mollison becomes the first pilot to perform an East-to-West solo trans-atlantic flight from Dublin, Ireland to Pennfield, New Brunswick with his plane "The Heart's Content."
AMY JOHNSON SETS NEW FLIGHT RECORD - 1932 British aviatrix Amy Johnson breaks her new husband Jim Mollison's flight record as she sets a new solo record for the flight from London, England to Cape Town, South Africa. The flying sweethearts grin for the cameras thrilled that they share the same interests and records.
SMARANDA BRAESCUS SETS PARACHUTE RECORD - 1932 Smaranda Braescu of Italy sets a new world record for altitude parachute jumping by making the leap at 24,000 feet. Another woman aviator makes history. Great pilot POV of Smaranda as she leaps from the plane.
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