The disappearance of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in 1937. A smiling Amelia Earhart stands with a man, possibly Fred Noonan. Earhart and crew loading up an airplane parked in a hanger. May 20, 1937, Lockheed Model 10-E Electra taking off from Oakland, California bound for Miami, Florida on the first leg of Earhart's second attempt at an around-the-world flight. Earhart and her navigator disappear during the flight and are last heard from on July 2, 1937. A huge air sea search is undertaken to find them. An aircraft carrier underway at sea. Airplane parked on the flight deck. Bi-Planes fly in formation during search.
A documentary titled: 'Hurricane Circuit' on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. View of the Caribbean Sea. People standing at a harbor. Several boats anchored at the harbor. The people load their produces in the boats. Men and women standing on a pier. A car passing on the pier. A woman carrying a container on her head walking along. The Caribbean Sea and Florida located on an animated map. Florida is known for its forests, phosphate industry, farms, cattle and winter sports. Key West, Tampa and Miami located on the map. Aerial view of houses and buildings along a sea shore. Animation shows the movement of a hurricane. Rubbled houses and buildings. The Capitol building in the foreground. Buildings of the Navy Department. The building of the Hurricane Warning Weather Bureau Forecast Center in Miami. Men and women working inside the building. A woman and a man typing a document on tele typewriter. Animation shows how and from where the weather information is received. Cloud and sea condition, parametric condition, temperature and pressure conditions are analyzed.
Newsreel titled 'Bathing beauties all wrapped up in winter togs' shows models clad in swimsuits display fur coats near a pond in Miami,Florida.
Presidential yacht Potomac pulls near the dock in Miami, Florida. President Franklin D Roosevelt and others on board the yacht. He disembarks from Potomac as photographers take photographs of him.
Photographers take pictures of Presidential yacht of Roosevelt as it pulls up at the dock in Miami, Florida. A barrage balloon flies overhead. Sailors aboard the yacht, a flag hoisted at the dock. President Franklin D Roosevelt and others on board the yacht.
Views of aircraft in flight at 10th Annual All-American Air Maneuvers. Airplanes in different flight formations and acrobatic exercises. A huge crowd witness the exhibition in Miami, Florida.