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Rare Aviation Films { Aeroplane And Flight History } On Dvd For Sale

Rare Aviation Films { Aeroplane And Flight History } On Dvd

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A collection of twenty-two {22} rare aviation films on a Gift Quality DVD, highlighting air travel and passenger planes during the late 1910s and 1950s. Luxury was the word of the day, and it is certainly a different way to travel today than it was then. We can take a look back and dream... Collection Includes: :: Agricultural Aviation {1955} Demonstrates how airplanes and helicopters help rural farmers. Excellent Kodachrome footage of cropdusting and crop spraying; insecticides and their application.
Sponsored by National Association of State Aviation Officials
Producer: Film Originals
Run Time: 13:30 Sound, Color :: Airport America {1954} Film which avocates greatly increased airport construction, particularly in rural America. Describes the importantance of general aviation to the U.S. economy. With many scenes of American cityscapes, mostly in rural areas. Shows small-town airports; and businesspeople using small airplanes to conduct their business. Techical
Director: Chet Moulton. Narrator: Marx Hartman. Recording: Cinesound.
Sponsored by National Association of State Aviation Officials
Producer: Film Originals
Run Time: 13:58 Sound, Color :: Birth of the B-29 {1945}
Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces
Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.
Run time: 20:06 :: China Clipper {1935}
Scenes of Pan American's China Clippers flying in and around San Francisco Bay, including through the incomplete towers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Sponsor: Unknown
Producer: Unknown
Run Time: 3:43 Silent, B&W :: Dole Air Race, {1927}
Aviation's elite meet Oakland, CA for the Dole race to Hawaii.
Producer: Kinograms
Run Time: 9:50 Silent, B&W :: Fashion Horizons {1940}
Southwestern U.S. travelogue flies around in modern 1930s airplanes, stopping off at Albuquerque and an Arizona dude ranch, all the time focusing on fashions worn by its cargo of aspiring Paramount starlets. Excellent pre-World War II fashion footage in Kodachrome, plus documentation of affluent tourist destinations. Produced and directed by Harry D. Donahue. With Mary Martin.
Sponsored by Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA) and others
Producer: Harry D. Donahue
Run Time: 19:11 Sound, Color :: Flying Businessman {1953} How businesspeople can benefit from general aviation. With many shots of flying businessmen, airports and airport and aviation facilities in the Fifties. Kodachrome.
Producer: Film Originals
Run Time: 12:56 Sound, Color :: Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Part I) {1937}
Aerial travelogue of South America. Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Full Film)
A late 1930s travelogue, featuring Pan-Am "Clipper Ships" on a tour of South America. Shows scenes of life in pre-World War 2 South America and the Caribbean. Interesting footage of animals, scenery, and native cultural practices.
Producer: Unknown
Run Time: 22:12 Sound, B&W :: Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Part II) {1937}
Aerial travelogue of South America. Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Full Film)
A late 1930s travelogue, featuring Pan-Am "Clipper Ships" on a tour of South America. Shows scenes of life in pre-World War 2 South America and the Caribbean. Interesting footage of animals, scenery, and native cultural practices.
Producer: Unknown
Run Time: 22:25 Sound, B&W :: Flying with Arthur Godfrey (Part I) {1953} TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
Eastern Air Lines Promo
Producer: (Jerry) Fairbanks Productions
Sound/Color :: Flying with Arthur Godfrey (Part II) {1953} TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
Eastern Air Lines Promo
Producer: (Jerry) Fairbanks Productions
Sound/Color :: Gilmore Bros., Aviation Pioneer {1931}
Grass Valley, California: Gilmore Bros. and their planes including cabin model that was never flown but designed in 1908.
Run time: 5:08 &W Silent :: Sky Billboards {1935}
Producer: Handy (Jam) Organization
Sponsor: Chevrolet Motor Company
How skywriting works -- and the making of an aerial Chevrolet advertisement.
Run time: 7:32 B&W Sound :: Kay Stinson, Aviator {1917}
Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix, breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph.
Run time: 3:08 B&W Silent :: Kings Mountain Airplane Crash {1950s} Near Woodside, California: Aftermath of air crash on Kings Mountain hillside. Newsreel story.
Producer: Universal-International Newsreel
Run Time: 0:33 Sound, B&W :: Lindbergh's Flight and Return {1927}
Producer: Fox News / Kinograms
Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh takes off from New York on his solo transatlantic flight between America and Europe and arrives in Paris; newsreels conclude with his return to the U.S. Run time: 7:04 B&W, Silent :: Look to Lockheed for Leadership (Part I) {1940}
Innovations in aviation history and technology. Producer and director: Shirley Burden. Photography: Floyd Crosby, Al Wetzel.
Sponsored by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Producer: Tradefilms, Inc.
Run Time: 15:44 Sound, B&W :: Look to Lockheed for Leadership (Part II) {1940}
Innovations in aviation history and technology. Producer and director: Shirley Burden. Photography: Floyd Crosby, Al Wetzel.
Sponsored by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Producer: Tradefilms, Inc.
Run Time: 15:06 Sound, B&W :: Mission Accomplished - The Story of the Flying Fortress {1942} Producer: U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures Chronicles one of the early (autumn 1942) bombing runs of B-17s over Europe.
Run time: 10:39 :: Norman Goddard and His Glider {1929}
Stanford, California: Norman Goddard photographed with his glider and in the air; scenes with wife.
Run time: 6:21 B&W Silent :: Plane Talk {1965}
Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact. With good imagery of passenger airline operations at the moment when air travel was just becoming a mass phenomenon. Director: Leo Rosencrans.
Sponsor: American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
Producer: Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Run Time: 21:28 Sound, Color :: San Francisco Aerials {1920}
San Francisco Civic Center and other neighborhoods, shot from a balloon. Includes coverage of City Hall and views of aerobatics above the city.
Producer: Unknown
Run Time: 5:11 Silent, B&W :: Terraplane Newsreel {1932} Earl C. Anthony, Terraplane automobile dealer, takes pictures of airplane landing atop Terraplane car.
Producer: Universal Newsreel
Run Time: 5:13 Silent, B&W :: World Through Stamps: The Stories Behind Postage Stamps {1957} Great moments in aviation history as told through postage stamps.
Producer: Craven Film Corporation
Run Time: 9:50 Sound, B&W :: Wright Shorts (7 Subjects) {1944}
Producer: Handy (Jam) Organization
Short screen ads recruiting workers for aircraft manufacturing during World War II.
Run time: 8:58 FORMAT FOR THIS ITEM: All files are in .mpeg format.
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