Aviator Charles Lindbergh waves to large crowd from balcony of a building in Paris, France.
Paris France Date:1927, May 21 Duration:1 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Aviator Charles Lindbergh acclaimed by French crowd at night, in Paris, after his solo non stop Trans Atlantic flight. Crowd of Parisians estimated at more than a hundred thousand turn out to greet him at Le Bourget Air Field. Part of the crowd begins to run to an illuminated building where Lindbergh appears on a on a window sill and waves at the crowd. The next day, French President Gaston Doumergue stands with Lindbergh on a balcony, where they wave the French tricolor. They converse, framed by American flags (one of which, almost falls from the balcony). Lindbergh holds and waves both the American flag and the French tricolor. Charles Lindbergh stands precariously on a window ledge and waves to French crowds.
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