Shipwrecked castaways on rescue craft, 'USS Sacramento'. Ship reaches port in Balboa, Canal Zone with trio who had been marooned on Cocos Island. View of USS Sacramento arriving at the port of Pacific Isle. Man holds a bird in hand. Group of people rescued by USS Sacramento.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh in Panama. Lindbergh takes President Rodolfo Chiari Robles, (President of Panama 1924-1928) for a ride over the Canal Zone. President Rodolfo Chiari strapped into the seat in Lindbergh's plane 'Spirit of Saint Louis'. The plane takes off. The plane in flight over Panama City and Balboa. Aerial views of Panama City, Balboa, buildings and the Panama canal zone. The President disembarks from the plane and talks to some officials.
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt in conversation with President Arias of the Republic of Panama at dock in Balboa, CZ. President Arias bids Roosevelt farewell before he leaves in his vacation cruiser Houston. Houston underway in the canal.
Different places in Panama City, the Republic of Panama. Tower in the ruins of the Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción at Panamá Viejo, destroyed by Buccaneer Henry Morgan. A broken bridge. A view of Panama City. Traffic on the streets. Natives on narrow streets in the main city. The Golden Altar in the San Jose Church . The Canal Zone Administration Building on Balboa Heights. A garden in front of the building. Palm trees on either side of the entrance. An
American flag flutters in the breeze.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh in Panama City, Panama. Lindbergh with officials in a balcony. He greets the large crowd below. Lindbergh poses with President Rodolfo Chiari Robles and other officials. Lindbergh in the cockpit of his De Havilland DH-4 airplane. (The airplane appears to have a corrugated metal fuselage.) An officer helps the President don his flying gear. President Rodolfo Chiari climbs into the rear cockpit. The plane taxis and takes off. The plane in flight over Balboa and the Panama Canal. Aerial views of buildings, the harbor and the canal. A man helps the President out of the plane after the landing. Lindbergh on a sight seeing trip with officers. Children lined up on either side greet Lindbergh as he arrives to meet them.
Aerial views of Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in the Panama Canal Zone. Lush green fields, tower and buildings in the Canal zones. Shoreline, a ship anchored at the canal, vehicles move along the border between the Panama Canal Zone and Republic of Panama. Fort Gulick on the Atlantic side of the Canal. Palm trees, buildings, cars move along the border. Cars parked alongside of the road that forms the border between Republic of Panama and Canal Zone.