The test flight of new Douglas DC-4 luxury airliner in Santa Monica, California. DC-4 taxis at an airfield. People around the airliner. The luxury airliner taxis and takes off. DC-4 in flight. Aerial view of the city. A wing of another aircraft in the foreground. The Douglas DC-4 in flight. The aircraft lands and taxis at the field.
Army Aircraft production at Douglas Company plant in Santa Monica, California. Interior of the Douglas plant, where C-47 (DC-3) transport planes and B-18 Bolo bombers are seen in various stages of manufacture. A factory worker watches as the landing gear of a bomber is raised into retracted position. A row of Wright Cyclone radial engines sit on stands. A group of B-10 aircraft in formation passing by the rock face of a mountain, at altitude below the mountaintop.
Fire on mountain canyons in Santa Monica, California. A blaze of fire roars through the canyons mountains. Smoke rises due to the fire. Fire fighting crew on the road tries to control the fire. A man on a fire fighting crew looks at the fire on the mountains. Crew men control the fire by putting water. Damage due to fire.
A Douglas DC-4 at an airfield in Santa Monica, California. Flight crew enters the aircraft. Pilot in the cockpit. Aircraft in flight. Flight crew at work during a test flight. Man sends messages over a wireless.
Douglas Superliner aircraft in Santa Monica,California. Giant Douglas Superliner aircraft moves out from its hangar for the first time. The aircraft is built to span the continent in 10 hours at extremely high altitudes and speeds. Men work with the propellers of the aircraft. A large crowd of civilians gathered to watch the aircraft.
Gambling ship underway off the coast in Santa Monica,California. A gambling ship underway at sea. The Manager stacks coins for players and prepares for the Casino Roulette game. Passengers play the game. Waltzing mice are used in the new game of gambling.