Movie: The Spirit of St. Louis [1957] Movie: The Spirit of St. Louis [1957]

Movie: The Spirit of St. Louis [1957] Movie: The Spirit of St. Louis [1957]

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Reporter:
[checking his copy] Here at the Garden City Hotel, less than a mile from Roosevelt Field... less than three-quarters of a mile from Roosevelt Field... everyone is waiting, as they have been now for seven days and nights, waiting for the rain to stop...

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Charles Lindbergh:
I take up a compass heading of 65 degrees out of New York, keep correcting the heading every 100 miles.



Benjamin Frank Mahoney, President Ryan Airlines Co.:
What happens over the water?



Charles Lindbergh:
Over the water I keep watching the waves, see which direction the wind's blowing in, allow for the drift...



Benjamin Frank Mahoney, President Ryan Airlines Co.:
And hope the Lord will do the rest.



Charles Lindbergh:
No, I never bother the Lord. I'll do the rest.



Benjamin Frank Mahoney, President Ryan Airlines Co.:
Might need a little help up there, don't you think?



Charles Lindbergh:
No, it will only get in the way.

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Charles Lindbergh:
Now, I don't propose to sit on a flagpole or swallow goldfish. I'm not a stuntman; I'm a flier.

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Charles Levine, President Columbia Aircraft Co.:
Look, Mr. Lindbergh, I don't mean to belittle you, but, after all, New York to Paris isn't like dropping off a mail bag in Keokuk, Iowa.

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Charles Lindbergh:
[after politely trying to smoke a cigar given to him by an investment banker] The idea of committing suicide never crossed my mind except when I took this cigar.

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