Flying the Lindbergh Trail (in the Ephemeral section of Open Video Project. Also, film #524 on Prelinger Archive). [Category: Hollywood]

This late 30s travelogue, which features Pan-Am "Clipper Ships" touring South America, goes on and on and on. Still, there's historical value here––if you want scenes of life in pre-war South America and the Caribbean, this is your movie. The attitudes towards the natives are about as Eurocentric as you'd expect given the time it was made, and there are occasional interesting moments of animals, scenery, and cultural practices. But mostly, this is a very basic travelogue with no surprises.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: **. Weirdness: **. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: **.

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