Full title reads: "A TRAGEDY OF THE PACIFIC".
Several shots of the mechanics working on the plane watched by Amelia Earhart. She is preparing for her round the world flight. Ms Earhart in front of the plane with her husband and her navigator - the three talking. Amelia...
News in a Nutshell includes - Amelia Earhart's return to California, aeroplane crash in Newark, ladies driving in the Monte Carlo Rally and cat show at Paddington.
Lindy attends a fraud trial. Amelia Earhart and Fanny Hurst congratulate Ruth Brian Owen.
Danny Kaye is among those who return to America after mid air accident.
Army Kinema Corporation: Montage of news events throughout 1950
Pictures of the airliner crashing near the US coast and passengers being rescued.
Captain Ulm's plane crashed into Pacific during attempt to fly from Vancouver to Melbourne.
Good coverage of Amelia Earhart's Atlantic flight - including references to her previous journey.
Amelia Earhart lands after her record breaking flight across America.
Compilation of various library footage.
Passengers arrive in New York after mid air accident - Danny Kaye among them.
Amelia Earhart tries her hand at flying an autogyro.
The plane 'Star of Australia' before her ill fated flight from America to Honolulu.
Documentary film about the 1930s, focussing on famous characters of the time.
Crew of a clipper plane that crashed in the Pacific and the charred wreckage of a plane that crashed in Montana.
Dramatic shots of the final moments of US cruiser, still radioactive from Bikini atom tests, being sunk in the Pacific by combined US Navy and US Air Force operation.
Material about flying achievements of Charles Lindberg and Amelia Earhart.
US bombers raid Japanese held islands in Pacific - American newsreel item.
Sheila Scott leaves on solo round the world flight from London.
Captain of the sunken ship, "Flying Enterprise", and his rescuers welcomed in Falmouth.
American navy beats Japanese bombers in the Pacific in a severe battle.
Amy Johnson and Jim Mollison speak to cameras after a rough landing in America.
Filmed interview with Amelia Earhart after her transatlantic flight.
The allies launch an attack on Truk, some good shots of the battle. Pacific ocean.
Gathering of Aviators in Rome - they visit the monument to the Unknown Soldier with Mussolini.