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Daredevils & dreamers

Author: Cinema 70, inc.
Publisher: [Port Washington, NY] : Cinema 70, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Hear the recollections and watch what it was like in the rowdy, romantic twenties and thirties to be among the world's first masterful tenants of the sky. Meet America's record-breaking aviatrix, Elinor Smith, voted best woman pilot by her pilot peers; visiting German air ace, Ernst Udet who, to the amazement of Sunday crowds at Roosevelt Field, would whisk a handkerchief from the ground with his wingtip; the  Read more...
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Named Person: Elinor Smith; Ernst Udet; Roscoe Turner; Bert Acosta
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cinema 70, inc.
OCLC Number: 41059562
Notes: Title from container.
Description: 1 videocassette : sound, color, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Daredevils and dreamers
Responsibility: a production of Cinema 70, Inc. in association with Thirteen/WNET.

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Hear the recollections and watch what it was like in the rowdy, romantic twenties and thirties to be among the world's first masterful tenants of the sky. Meet America's record-breaking aviatrix, Elinor Smith, voted best woman pilot by her pilot peers; visiting German air ace, Ernst Udet who, to the amazement of Sunday crowds at Roosevelt Field, would whisk a handkerchief from the ground with his wingtip; the fabulous lion tamer and transcontinental speed king, Roscoe Turner; America's "Bad Boy of Aviation" and "greatest natural flyer then or since," the widely acclaimed Bert Acosta.

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