Charles A. Lindbergh in New York City, in massive celebration for his solo nonstop transatlantic flight the month before
New York City USA Date:1927, June 13 Duration:4 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh in New York after his solo nonstop transatlantic flight in May from New York to Paris. An aerial view of ships in New York Harbor. A plane in flight over the sea. A large ferry ship with banner "Bear Mountain" carrying masses of people. Lindbergh arrives by seaplane. He is picked up by the Mayors committee members in a tender of the Mayor's ship "Macom". An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty decked with streamers down the sides for the celebration. Lindbergh stands on the Mayor's ship Macom. Many ships in the harobr heading as a flotilla for the Battery on Manhattan. Skyscrapers and skyline of New York City Battery area. People greet him. Lindbergh rides in a massive ticker-tape parade down Broadway. He is celebrated at City Hall by Mayor James Walker who presents him a medal of honor, and Lindbergh is joined by his mother. Lindbergh places a wreath at the eternal light shaft commemorating those who died in World War 1. The parade continues to Central Park. Lindbergh is greeted by the Governor of New York Al Smith who makes remarks at the microphone with Lindbergh beside him, and then honors Lindbergh by presenting him the Medal of Valor.
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