Monday, November 28, 2011

Something About an Aviatrix

There's something about an aviatrix of the 20s and 30s that makes my spirit take wing.

Above and below, Ruth Elder was an actress who aspired to be a female Lindbergh, and made a good attempt at it.

Below, Ruth Elder's defining film role in 1928:


Larry MacDougall said...

Look how young she is. That would be like Amy Adams today, deciding she was going to fly rocket into space and orbit the planet - by herself !

James Abbott said...

I know exactly how you feel! These photos always make me feel as if there are vistas to explore, and tons of opporunity, and that it's a wide and exciting world. Thanks for this great picture!

Glen Story said...

Ah, those magnificent women in their flying machines!


Annie said...

She looks more beautiful in her natural poses, than the movie poster!