A hovercraft to start a travel service between England and Wales. People looking at hovercraft. Hovercraft runs into water. It rides water on a cushion of air. Passengers in hovercraft looking out. View of hovercraft running in sea, creating a strong surge in water and reaching the shore.
The 'Miss America -1963' beauty contest in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Participants of the 'Miss America -1963' beauty contest pose and walk on the ramp. An audience watch the beauty contest. A panel of judges give remarks. Miss Ohio Lass, Jacquelyn Mayer receives the title of 'Miss America -1963'. Jacquelyn Mayer is crowned. Photographers take photos. On the next day, Jacquelyn Mayer smiles and waves.
A film about missile launches in the United States. The American flag at half mast. Troops assembled on a ramp and Brigadier General Harry J. Sands Jr. Vice Commander of the Air Force Missile Test Center (AFMTC) speaks at the memorial services for the late U.S. President John F. Kennedy on 25th November, 1963. The night launch of an Interplanetary Monitoring Platform (IMP) satellite, test no. 6900, using a Delta launch vehicle on 27th November, 1963. The launch of a Centaur II, test no. 5175 on 27th November, 1963. A map of Cape with new name Cape Kennedy.
Amy Johnson and her husband Jim Mollison pose. The couple takes off from Wales in their airplane 'Seafarer'. View of crashed airplane 'Seafarer' near New York. View of injured Amy Johnson and her husband Jim Mollison in bandages. Amy and Jim are carried into another airplane to Floyd Bennett Field.
The flags of United States and United Kingdom fly from a launch. The British Battleship Cruiser, Renown, carrying Edward VIII, Prince of Wales, on his second Empire Cruise, is anchored nearby. The Prince of Wales, in military uniform, arrives by launch. He is accompanied by officials. As he steps from the dock, he is saluted by an American soldier. Accompanying him are British military and naval officers and U.S.civilian officials (in top hats). Lord Louis Mountbatten is a member of the Prince's party. Officials in the group include Air Commodore L.E.O. Charlton, the British Air Attache in the United States and Robert Wood Bliss, Chief of Western European Affairs in the U.S. State Department. Both were dispatched by the British and American governments, respectively, from Washington, DC. The Prince is greeted enthusiastically by a welcoming crowd. The Prince of Wales acknowledges the crowd. He enters an open car and is joined by U.S. State Department representative, Robert Wood Bliss.
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill speaks to officers and staff aboard HMS Prince of Wales in the Atlantic Ocean. Churchill addresses the crew on the deck of the ship. He says that the voyage is an episode in the war which will be memorable. He expresses his great pleasure to have sailed on the ship. He says he and his colleagues are proud to have shared some dangers and hazards, which is in the daily life of the Royal Navy, even if it was for a short time. He says that the Prince of Wales is one of the strongest ships. Of the two cruises of the ship, on the second cruise, the crew met the President of the U.S. who plays an important role in molding the future of the civilization. He is happy that they had good weather and had sunshine for church services. The Prime Minister thanks the Captain, all officers and staff of the Prince of Wales for having made the voyage pleasant and comfortable.