Roger Q Williams and Captain Lewis A Yancey land in Rome, Italy
Rome Italy Date:1929, July 8 Duration:59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Last leg of transatlantic flight by Roger Q Williams and Captain Lewis A Yancey arriving land in Rome after brief stop in Spain, on their flight from Old Orchard, Maine. They are seen by their Bellanca monoplane named "Pathfinder." Another scene shows Benito Mussolini, dressed in white suit and hat, standing with other officials, awaiting arrival of the aviators. (After 2 hours he must leave and doesn't get to greet them personally.) Night scene of the aviators with Italian crowd of admirers. A large bonfire is lit nearby. Photographers in the crowd.
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