Shows U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart Putnam surrounded by a large crowd at an airfield in Hanworth,England. Amelia walks off the airfield accompanied by the crowd. She poses with some officers and then enters a car.
Air-to-ground footage of London Air Park (Hanworth aerodrome), showing hangars and Hanworth Park House in the centre of the grass airfield, plus surrounding houses and A312 Uxbridge Road. Pilot walks toward camera from Pitcairn Model C-130 autogiro G-ACIO. Pilot and others discuss the flight. Pilot poses next to the autogyro.
Amelia Earhart in between crowd, as British people hails her ocean victory, in Hanworth, England. Amelia walks with a man. She comes out of a building. She sits in a car surrounded by the people.
Prototype C.30 (G-ACFI) Cierva wingless autogiro taking off at Hanworth Air Park (London Air Park), England. A man runs across the field, past the semi-hovering autogiro. The aircraft passes over the grass field, upon which large white circles have been circumscribed. one of them is marked by a smoking flare. As the autogiro approaches it, a man runs alongside the slow moving autogiro and hooks a satchel onto a line suspended from the craft. Aviator in front seat reels the satchel into the autogiro. The craft flies away, and then shuts down its regular engine and descends and lands on the smoke marked spot, with its rotor blades autorotating.
Prototype C.30 (G-ACFI) Cierva wingless autogiro comes in for a landing at Hanworth Air Park (London Air Park), England. It touches down momentarily and rises again. A man is seen standing next to designated landing are marked by a large white ring and a smoke flare. The autogiro approaches the spot, and is pursued by the man on the ground who runs and fastens a satchel to a line from the autogiro. Flyer in the front seat of the autogiro reels the satchel into his cockpit. Pilot of the autogiro shuts down his forward engine and proceeds to execute an autorotation landing.
Views during the 1937 construction of the New Bodleian Library, Oxford,England. Construction workers excavating with shovels, placing their diggings into wheel barrows, to facilitate archaeological investigation of the site during construction. Workers shoring up surrounding areas and brick masons working on scaffolding. Rupert Bruce-Mitford, archaeologist, at the excavation site, looks at an artifact discovered by a workman. Steam-driven pile driver operating, with backs of Oxford University buildings seen behind the wooden construction wall.