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Newsreels: 1947 - November 3
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keywords: Howard Hughes, Spruce Goose, College Football, Illinois Illini, Michigan Wolverines, SMU Mustangs, Texas Longhorns, Georgia Tech Engineers, Duke Blue Devils, Navy Midshipmen, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Princeton Tigers, Penn Quakers, Luxury Liner Queen Elizabeth, Miss Red Feather Beauty Contest, War Refugees, Slavs
Synopsis: First Test Flight For Howard Hughes Spruce Goose, College Football: Illinois vs. Michigan, College Football: Texas vs. SMU, College Football: Duke vs. Georgia Tech, College Football: Navy vs. Notre Dame, College Football: Princeton vs. Penn, Dignitary Sets Sail On The SS Queen Elizabeth, Miss Red Feather Beauty Contest, Slavs Set Sail For Homeland...(read more)
- Date: 1947
- Duration: 00:09:56
- Sound: Partial
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
First Test Flight For Howard Hughes Spruce Goose
Howard Hughes takes his 400,000-lb. plywood Goliath aloft in a surprise mile flight. Subject of Senatorial investigation, Mr. Hughes is alone in the $25,000,000 craft which flies successfully after only two taxi tests.
College Football: Illinois vs. Michigan
Big Nine honors are at stake as the Wolverines and Illini clash before 72,000 fans. Elliott's 74-yard score plus a long gain on passes give Michigan a 14-7 victory.
College Football: Texas vs. SMU
Southern Methodist's high-riding Mustangs knock Texas out of the unbeaten ranks during a colorful 14-13 battle. 45,000 grid fans see the Longhorns go down to defeat.
College Football: Duke vs. Georgia Tech
The Engineers of Georgia Tech engineer a touchdown in the first six minutes of play to beat the Duke Blue Devils 7-0. Still's pass to Brodnax proves decisive play before 38,000.
College Football: Navy vs. Notre Dame
The Fighting Irish keep their place at the head of the football parade with a 27-0 rout of the Midshipmen. Notre Dame passes, combined with Navy fumbles, provide the margin.
College Football: Princeton vs. Penn
The formidable Quakers of Penn gain striking revenge for last year's upset by the Tigers, winning 26-7 with a hard running attack that leave no doubt of the outcome.
Dignitary Sets Sail On The SS Queen Elizabeth
Unidentified notable setting sail on the luxury liner Queen Elizabeth.
Miss Red Feather Beauty Contest
1947 Miss Red Feather Beauty Pageant with large crowds dancing.
Slavs Set Sail For Homeland
Slav peoples uprooted by WWII in Europe set sail for home.