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.
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.
SOVIETS BREAK STRATOSPHERE RECORD Soviet scientist George Prokofiev and his crew prepare for and take off on their balloon ascension into the stratosphere to set a new world record of 11.8 miles above the earth.
DILAPIDATED ENGLISH BUNGALOWS BURNED A row of bungalows in Dudley, England are burned after being condemned as unfit for residence. The crude houses were constructed for munitions workers during WWI and have surpassed their usefulness.
NATIONAL GUARD CALLED INTO MINING STRIKE National Guard troops set up machine guns and patrol the Fayette County coal mines in Pennsylvania during a strike. Meanwhile angry strikers berate drivers as attempts are made to handle the dispute.
SIR CAMPBELL & BLUEBIRD ARRIVE IN DAYTONA - 1932 English race car driver Sir Malcolm Campbell and his record breaking Bluebird car arrive in Daytona Beach, Florida for the latest event. The car is unpacked, taken for a test drive and gone over by mechanics before the big event.
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