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Newsreels: 1959 - November 16

Public Domain Stock Footage Newsreels: 1959 - November 16

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Synopsis: Italian Emigrant Remembers His Roots, Russian Climbers Scale Volcano, College Football Georgia vs Auburn, College Football TCU vs Texas, 25 Years Ago Today 1934, Christmas Parade Toronto Canada...(read more)

  • Date: 1959
  • Duration: 00:07:17
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States, Canada, Russia, Italy

Newsreels: 1959 - November 16

Italian Emigrant Remembers His Roots

The tiny village of San Marco D’Urri receives $340,000 in Bank of America stock, 25 shares for each inhabitant, as a gift from the sons of a local boy, born 100 years ago, who emigrated to America and made his fortune.

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Russian Climbers Scale Volcano

On the Far Eastern peninsula of Kamchatka, mountaineers brave wintry weather, snowy footing, and the threat of a smoldering volcano to scale an inaccessible 15,000 foot peak in a challenging adventure of man against nature.

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College Football: Georgia vs. Auburn

Georgia and Auburn clash for the southeast Conference title. Auburn leads in the fourth quarter, but with less than 3 minutes left in play, Georgia ties it up and wins in the final 30 seconds on conversion.

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College Football: TCU vs. Texas

Texas Christian topples mighty Texas from its number two national ranking with a blazing fourth period rally. 166 pound Harry Moreland races 56 yards downfield for the winning tally in the upset victory of the week.

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25 Years Ago Today: 1934

A night of terror in the Midwest as the supposedly fireproof Kerns Hotel of Lansing, Michigan, burns in a tragic holocaust that shocked the nation.

Amelia Earhart, 'America’s Flying Sweetheart', prepares for her first Trans-Pacific flight.

Lazaro Cardenas is inaugurated as President of Mexico for an historic term of office.

Olin Dutra wins the National Golf Championship with a spectacular 40-foot putt.

Shoe Fashions, a quarter of a century back, show that notions of what’s chic in footwear have changed drastically, but not tastes in the feminine appendage they adorn.

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Christmas Parade Toronto Canada

The damp weather had no affect on the children waiting for Santa Claus and his reindeer to make their entrance at the 55th Toronto Canada Santa Claus Parade filled with clowns and parade floats as they make their 6 mile jolly journey.

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