Fox Movietone News Story 0-141
Aviation Trans - Atlantic Flights.
Various scenes of Bert Acosta, Lieutenant Norvell, Richard Byrd, Grover Whalen. Whalen congratulates Byrd and his crew on their attempt. Scene of a Fokker tri-motor engine being started and tested. The Fokker America taking off. In Washington D.C., President Calvin Coolidge salutes while a band plays the national anthem. Scene of Coolidge praising Charles Lindbergh, who sits next to him.
Whalen, Grover A. (Grover Aloysius), 1886-1962.
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957.
Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America--1920-1930.
Air pilots--United States.
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974.
Roosevelt Field (Airport : Garden City, N.Y.)
Filmed in 1927.
Fox Movietone News (Production unit). Unknown (Camera operator).
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
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