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Newsreels: 1944 - April 10
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keywords: WWII, Easter Sunday, Knights Templar, General George C. Marshall, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Japanese Navy Cruiser, US Bomber Attack, Government Fire, Warehouse Fire, Hollywood, War Bonds Drive, Summer Fashion, Swimsuits, Bathing Suits, Sports, College Football, Annapolis Navy, Spring Training, Horse Racing, Paumanok Handicap, Race Horse Apache, Race Horse Devil Diver, Canada, Jewish War Refugees
Synopsis: America Observes Wartime Easter Holiday, WWII Enemy Japanese Cruiser Bombed By US Aircraft, Government Cold Storage Plant Destroyed In Fire, Wartime Hollywood 4th War Bonds Drive A Success, Stunning Girls Pose The Latest Swimsuit Fashions, College Football Navy At Spring Training, Racehorse Devil Diver Wins Paumanok Handicap, Wartime Jewish Refugees Find A Home In Canada (2007-275t.txt & 2007-264f.txt)...(read more)
- Date: 1944
- Duration: 00:06:24
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States, Canada, New Britain
America Observes Wartime Easter Holiday
America at war, observes a solemn and reverential Easter.
At Arlington we observe the colorful Knights Templar services, General George C. Marshall places a cross of lilies at the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier.
Cherry Blossoms in bloom with the National Capitol standing sentinel in the background and graced by attractive girls from all the service branches.
St. Patrick's Cathedral is the heart of Easter observance on Fifth Avenue NYC.
Down at Fort Benning, GA, 15,000 service men and women are seated in a gigantic human cross formation, as the sun rises on their outdoor Easter Service.
WWII Enemy Japanese Cruiser Bombed By US Aircraft
Dramatic aerial pictures of a trim Japanese cruiser getting the setting sun bombed out of it. Our attacking planes knocks the wing off a Japanese fighter plane, then the cruiser below is mercilessly attacked with high explosive bombs. We see hits and near hits that leave the spoiled sea beauty, wreathed in fire and smoke.
Government Cold Storage Plant Destroyed In Fire
A second Government warehouse fire in a week causes high damage and destroys a cold storage plant designed to house food for South Pacific export.
Wartime Hollywood 4th War Bonds Drive A Success
Secretary Of The Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr., accepts a giant record book from Charles Skouras, motion picture magnate, who directed the Motion Picture Industry's 4th War Loan Drive to success. The book gives a graphic record of the entire drive.
Stunning Girls Pose The Latest Swimsuit Fashions
Stunning girls delightfully pose in the latest type of bathing suits, divided into two pieces! A flashback reveals early 20th Century bathing beauties, buttoned up from chin to shoe tops. Hidden or exposed, there is an abundance of allure in both cases.
College Football Navy At Spring Training
Middies grid squad opens Spring Training under the eagle eye of their new coach, Commander Swede Hagberg. They appear ready for any battle that may come.
Racehorse Devil Diver Wins Paumanok Handicap
45,000 fans wager $500,000, give or take a few thousand, on the Paumanok Handicap. Apache leads but jockey Ted Atkinson boots Devil Diver home for the win.
Wartime Jewish Refugees Find A Home In Canada
Canada opens its doors to Jewish refugees from war-torn Europe.