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Newsreels: 1936 - Laugh Parade
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keywords: Heavyweight Wrestling, Novelty Air-Conditioned Suit, Novelty Wedding, Strato Gyro Plane, Horse Family Pet, Irish Sweepstakes Winner, Irish Sweepstakes Loser John Q. Dohp
Synopsis: Heavyweight Wrestlers Blindfolded Then Let Loose In A Battle Royale, Man East Metal Bolts And Parts In A Sit Down Dinner, Duck With Aversion To Water Is The Community Mascot, Inventor Creates The First Air Conditioned Suit, Couple Get Married While Encased In A Giant Block Of Ice, Inventor Shows Off His New Aviation Creation - A Gyro Plane, Move Over Rover, Horse Becomes An Indoor Family Pet, Wife Has Something To Say When Hubby Wins Irish Sweepstakes, And A Rebuttal From Someone Who Didn't Win The Sweepstakes...(read more)
- Date: 1936
- Duration: 00:07:20
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: The World
Heavyweight Wrestlers Blindfolded Then Let Loose In A Battle Royale
Turn a bunch of blindfolded heavyweight wrestlers loose in a Battle Royale and the result in shocking, to say the least. The referee’s the only one who can see, but he takes a beating anyhow.
Man East Metal Bolts And Parts In A Sit Down Dinner
The year’s goofiest diet crops out when an 'Algerian' visitor to these shores warms up a plate of nuts and bolts with a blowtorch and proceeds to feast on the strange assortment of hardware.
Duck With Aversion To Water Is The Community Mascot
A duck that won’t take to water adds a laugh to the world’s store for 1936. The bird is a family and community pet, but it just won’t go for a swim or stay under the spray of a garden hose.
Inventor Creates The First Air Conditioned Suit
Last summer was so hot that it inspired the first air-conditioned suit, a queer arrangement of tubes supplying a breeze through the whole costume from bellows fastened to the wearer’s shoes.
Couple Get Married While Encased In A Giant Block Of Ice
Just to prove the warmth of their affections, a couple get themselves married while each is immured in a huge block of ice. It’s a pretty shivery proposition before the knot is finally tied.
Inventor Shows Off His New Aviation Creation - A Gyro Plane
A be-whiskered inventor’s strato-gyro-plane rumbles and bumps, but somehow doesn’t quite get anything but a cloud of smoke into the blue. The pilot has to walk back from his flight.
Move Over Rover, Horse Becomes An Indoor Family Pet
Here’s a horse that sleeps in a regular bed, with blankets and a downy quilt. He’s a bit undersized, so his owners try to fatten him up at a place laid at their own tables.
Wife Has Something To Say When Hubby Wins Irish Sweepstakes
A picture of a perfect calm is provided by one of the men whose luck brought him the first prize in the Irish Sweepstakes. But his wife gives a good substantial yell over their fortune.
And A Rebuttal From Someone Who Didn't Win The Sweepstakes
John Q. Dohp represents the majority of Sweepstakes ticket-holders in his sad but un-tearful explanation of how it feels to lose. This was a three-week hold-over on Broadway.