Introductory intertitle reads: "About the nearest approach to flying for a human being (unassisted) is the long jump."
Man performs a long jump. Through camera tricks the film is stopped, reversed and repeated. "One of the prettiest events is the pole jump, and the athlete's grace and dexterity...
How plants propagate - unusable due to nitrate decomposition.
Barrel jumping stunts by Phil Taylor - the famous skater of St. Moritz.
A flying bicycle ridden by Gabriel Poulain takes off and manages to fly at 3 feet high for 11 yards.
We see Ford's "Flying Bedstead" car as it leaps 38 feet in the air and creates a world record.
U.S. Navy reveals closest thing yet to flying saucer - quirky!
Dance stunt - Bee Jackson dances in a very small space - some slow motion footage.
Early aircraft, the Ellahamer triplane making many unsuccessful attempts to fly.