"AMERICAN NURSE" FLIGHT CREW DISAPPEARS - 1932 Itís the last time Danish pilot William Ulbrich, Dr. Leon Pisculli, Edna Newcomer and woodchuck Tailwind are seen as they board their plane "American Nurse" from Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y. to Rome. The trioís intent is study the effects of fatigue and carbon monoxide gas as possible causes of transatlantic flight crashes. Ironically their plane disappears before they reach Italy joining the ranks of unsolved mysteries.
1934 CHICAGO STOCKYARDS FIRE In the worst fire to hit the city since 1871 8 city blocks of Chicago's Stockyards are consumed by flames as firemen and volunteers struggle to put out the blaze. Fireman POV of a fire hose being used to put out the flames and and aerials of the damage.
1939 SPORTS MONTAGE A sporting montage from 1939:
-The U.S. polo team versus the British in the International Challenge Cup.
-The University of California rowing team wins the Poughkeepsie Regatta crown on the Hudson.
-slow motion high-board diving of Olympic athletes.
-Reidar Anderson, Norwegian ski jumping champ.
-Motorcycle hill-climbing with its exciting and dangerous assaults on impossible slopes.
-Henry Picard, "pro" champ, captured the P.G.A. title after a thrilling dual with Byron Nelson.
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