Man, Moment, Machine: Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose (2005)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Inventions & Innovations  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In 1948, filmmaker, aeronautics expert, and noted eccentric Howard Hughes made history when he lifted off in the "Spruce Goose" and proved to skeptics that a 40,000-pound machine could soar with the grace of a bird, and in this documentary filmmakers explore the origins of this landmark flight while highlighting how the public had become completely enamored by Hughes' ongoing struggle with his personal demons.



airplane, aviation