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.
LADIES LIGHT UP THEIR PIPES - 1932 New Jersey women introduce the latest fad – pipes for women. Pipe makers work frantically at the factory to keep up with the new demands while ladies everywhere and from all walks of life light up.
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.
TRACK & SWIM EVENTS - 1932 SUMMER OLYMPICS Winners of the 1932 Summer Olympics Games include the U.S. in men and women's 400 meter relay and Jean Shiley's high jump. Japan's Yasuji Miyazaki and Tatsugo Kawaishi win the 100 meter swim while U.S. Mickey Riley Galitzen takes first in diving and Helene Madison the women's 100 meter. The biggest surprise is Argentina's Juan Zabala who wins the marathon race in record time.
BROOKLYN GIRLS ON SEA TRIP - 1932 Brooklyn resident Miss Beatrice Lewis and a friend enjoy a free cruise after she wins a contest. At first the ladies find it hard to relax but soon begin to enjoy the voyage and its breathtaking view of the New York city skyline.
FEMALE TRACK STARS AT OLYMPIC TRYOUTS - 1932 Female track stars prove their worth in Olympic tryouts in Evanston, Illinois although not everyone can keep their feet under them in the grueling meet. Babe Didrikson and Ethel Harrington make the cut and smile for the cameras.
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