LUCKY LADY II FLIES AROUND THE WORLD - HD Lucky Lady II, a B-50 with a crew commanded by Captain James Gallagher, makes the first non-stop around the world flight in 94 hours. The plane was refueled 4 times by B-29s, demonstrating the feasibility of in-flight re-fueling. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: March 2, 1949 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:48:00, With Audio
PARIS LOTTERY The lucky numbers at a Paris lottery are drawn following a complicated assortment of spinning machines before announcing that a local hairdresser Paul Bonhourse has won $5,000,000 frances ($307,000).
BRITISH RAILROAD STRIKE - 1955 All trains in Enlands come to a halt after 70,000 walk off the job resulting in the country's worst rail strike since 1926. Highways and buses are overcrowded, but a pretty young lady manages to hitch a ride although a young man is not so lucky.
CHINESE LOTTERY The Chinese government holds a lottery in Shanghai to raise funds for aviation and road construction advances. Citizens gather together as the winning numbers are selected through an unusual series of devices and spinning balls.
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