Full title reads: "America. 'Better to be born lucky ...' 'Lanky' Loo Reichers - America's Air Ace - who was rescued by 'Lucky' Capt. Fried of the 'President Roosevelt', when within sight of Irish Coast, after lone Atlantic Flight."
United States of America.
C/U of man dressed in aviators...
British Aviator Jim Mollison lands in America after his westward flight across the Atlantic.
Francis Morales and Louise Thadem come back to earth after 8 days non-stop flying.
Good coverage of Amelia Earhart's Atlantic flight - including references to her previous journey.
Aviator Amelia Earhart gets a ticker tape parade in New York and a medal from President Hoover.
Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.
Griffin and Mattern in Berlin after their Atlantic flight - a short stop then they're off to Moscow.
Short item showing aviators Paul Codos and Maurice Rossi leaving for Syria.
Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.
Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden arrive in New York and then fly to Washington.
Captain Carlsen, hero of the sunken ship 'Flying Enterprise' gets medal of honour in New York.
The life of Prince Philip - a biography in film
Material relating to newsreel story "New Oil Wealth for Iraq" - 52/7
Material relating to newsreel story "New York Hails Captain Carlsen" - 52/8
William Oatis, freed by the Czechs, arrives in U.S. and is interviewed by reporters.
Aviator Jim Mollison says a few words and then takes off from New York.
Aviator Amy Johnson receives a rapturous welcome on return to England after flight from South Africa.
American speedboat ace Gar Wood shows off his boat, which just broke the World record.
RAF officer shows British developed ejection seat to Americans.
Princess Grace visit the US with her children.
Winston Churchill arrives in America and is greeted by President Eisenhower.
American Defence Secretary Robert McNamara talks on bombing raids on North Vietnam.
America aircraft carrier "Saipan" visits Dublin - Irish guests are shown round.
Aviators Costes and Bellonte receive a ticker tape welcome in New York.
The liner SS 'United States' leaves New York Harbour carrying President Truman's daughter.