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New Plane Breaks Record In First U.S. Flight (1944)

Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, a Constellation airplane leaves California and lands in Washington, D.C., in less than 7 hours. Part 2, a missionary in Alaska adopts 20 Indian children. Part 3, eggs are processed in a Canadian dehydrating plant. Part 4, Mount Vesuvius, outside of Naples, erupts and the lava flow reaches San Sebastiano. Villages are evacuated in its path. Black ash rains on Salerno, 17 miles away.
Length: 10:55

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