As Modest As Brave! 1932

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    British Pathe video interview with Amelia Earhart in 1932. Five years later the famous female aviator went missing over the Pacific during an attempt to fly around the world. The mystery of her death is still unresolved over 70 years later.

    Full title reads: "London. As Modest as Brave! Miss Earhart speaks to you on her flight, that thrilled the whole world."


    Film interview with American Aviator Amelia Earhart after becoming first woman to fly the Atlantic.

    Q: "Were you very excited when you saw the land?"

    A: "I wasn't exactly excited, because I had expected it momentarily for about an hour. I was very glad to see it however."

    Q: "Who was the first person you saw?"

    A: "The owner of the land came out. I think he was surprised to find an airplane in his front yard."

    Q: "What are you immediate plans, Miss Earhart?"

    A: "Well I hope to go to Rome to the Conference of Trans Atlantic fliers, in a few days."

    Q: "And then shall you be thinking about going home?"

    A: "Yes, its time for me to go home then."

    See story "Heroine of the Skies " for film of her arrival.

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    01:44:23:00 / 01:44:58:00
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