Troops parade at Colonial Exposition in Vincennes, France to honor the United States Army officer James Joseph Pershing. Dignitaries including King Emmanuel of Italy seated. Troops march and dignitaries salute as they review the parade.
French wine market workers take part in annual wine keg championship in Vincennes, France. Spectators in stands. The participants roll wine barrels on end around a racecourse. M Farge is the new champion after the barrel sprint.
Early flight airshow dare devil Clem Sohn in his wingsuit at Vincennes in France. He was known as 'Batman'. Planes in the background. He demonstrates flying with his ornithopter like wing suit. Clem Sohn then jumps in front of 55,000 spectators from 650 feet high in the sky. He plunges to death as his parachute fails to open.
Artist Salvador Dali walks in Vincennes Zoo, Paris, France, holding a small canvas and easel. He is accompanied by several newsmen. Photographers take pictures. Dali paints seated in front of an open area separated by a wall and moat, from a rhinoceros standing in front of him. He paints a surrealistic picture of the rhinoceros' horn. A group of spectators watch from a distance. View of the artist with his painting. Two French zookeepers look at the painting and signify their lack of appreciation.
Robert Kronfeld Austria's glider pilot crosses the English Channel in round trip glide. He is congratulated at by the people at St. Inglevert airfield near Calais, France, after winning the Annual Glider Meet. He handled a motor less aircraft from France to England and back again the same day. A French aircraft crashes while landing during the competition. 20 June 1931.
Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh awarded Legion of Honor highest decoration of France by French ambassador Claudel. He is being made Commander in recognition of his memorable flight across Atlantic. 1931.