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Synopsis: Admiral Richard E. Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Life Of Jesus Christ Re-Enacted On A Grand Scale In Belgium, US Film Industry Honors British Film Producer J. Arthur Rank, France Honors Britain Winston Churchill Awarded Medaille Milltaire, President Vincent Auriol Of France In Visit To Africa, Stanton Griffis Named Ambassador To Poland, Santa Rosa Round-Up Beauty Pageant, Santa Rosa Round-Up Rodeo, Santa Rosa Round-Up Opening Parade, Young Debutants On Parade, Boxing At The Port Arthur Arena...(read more)
- Date: 1947
- Duration: 00:09:13
- Sound: Partial
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States, France, Polar Region, Belgium, Africa
Admiral Richard E. Byrd Antarctic Expedition
Highlights of the U.S. exploration trip to South Polar Frontiers. Men and machines go ashore at the base 'Little America'! Man overboard at sea! Admiral Byrd flies in from carrier to set up the advance base. Rare 'Kilroy Was Here' Sign footage also shown.
Life Of Jesus Christ Re-Enacted On A Grand Scale In Belgium
Religious pageantry in an authentic medieval setting. More than 3,500 take part in one of the World's most stirring religious processions, the re-enactment of the life of Jesus Christ.
US Film Industry Honors British Film Producer J. Arthur Rank
J. Arthur Rank, British Film Producer, here in U.S. for a visit, is given a dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria by leaders of the American Film Industry. Mr. Rank expresses his appreciation and lauds joint screen plans.
France Honors Britain Winston Churchill Awarded Medaille Militaire
Britain's war-time leader receives the Medaille Militaire and a kiss from France's Premier Ramadier. Churchill's wife and son witness stirring ceremony at the Invalides.
President Vincent Auriol Of France In Visit To Africa
French President Vincent Auriol sees some unusual sights before flying home. In Bamako, he christens a Niger River Bridge and in Niamey he sees a weird race in which natives taunt the fierce hyena.
Stanton Griffis Named Ambassador To Poland
Stanton Griffis, film executive and long-time diplomat has been named Ambassador to Poland. Mr. Griffis expresses confidence that Poland will resume its rightful place in the family of Nations.
Santa Rosa Round-Up Beauty Pageant
Santa Rosa Rodeo Round-Up holds a beauty pageant with bevy of beauties vying for the annual crown.
Santa Rosa Round-Up Rodeo
Santa Rosa Rodeo Round-Up is on full display as cowboys try their hand in time trials with bucking bulls.
Santa Rosa Round-Up Opening Parade
Santa Rosa Rodeo Round-Up holds an arena parade to open up the annual event with floats and people dressed in Western clothing.
Young Debutants On Parade
Young debutants make their public outing with the passing of the crown from last year to this year's winner.
Boxing At The Port Arthur Arena
Canada hosts the Dominion Boxing Championships at the Port Arthur Arena.