- Title: CF1855
21:16:46:00 - 21:18:27:00
Amelia Earhart lost. Crowds see her off on early flight. She completes first solo ofwoman pilot across United States. Search area. Long shot of Coast Guard Cutter Itasca (taken from another ship) at sea. The Itasca is searching for Miss Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, whose plane is believed to have been forced down somewhere in the vicinity of Howland Island, but so far the search for the fliers has been fruitless. Long shot of land, one of the picturesque, uninhabited spots near Howland Island. Closer shot of the shoreline. Cut-in close up (rear view) of the Captain of the ship scanning the spot through field glasses. Long and close shots of Palm fringed island. Close up of shark. Close up of giant crab. This species has been known to attack humans. Close shot of flock of seagulls in air. Close up of Gooney bird, which is one source of food on the island. Close pan shot of Island.
- Keywords:NEWSREEL, USA, LONE PILOT, WOMAN FLIER, CELEBRITY, MISSING, CRASH
- Master Title:CF1855