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Newsreels: 1951 - June 19

Public Domain Stock Footage Newsreels: 1951 - June 19

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Synopsis: Montreal Fire Claims 39 Victims, America To Send Wheat To Hungry India, Queen Juliana Of Holland On Royal Outing, Sheep Shearing Round-Up Means Lots Of Wool Gathering, Wisconsin Wins College Regatta, USC Victorious At NCAA Track And Field Championships, Pro Golfer Ben Hogan Wins The US Open (2006-72f.txt)...(read more)

  • Date: 1951
  • Duration: 00:06:46
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States, Canada, Holland, Chile

Newsreels: 1951 - June 19

Montreal Fire Claims 39 Victims

One of the most tragic fires in recent years razes the Hospice of Sainte-Cunegonde, housing aged and infirm and children. Despite heroic efforts of nuns, among them the Mother Superior, thirty-nine are trapped and die in flames believed to have been started by a worker’s blowtorch.

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America To Send Wheat To Hungry India

President Harry S. Truman signs the bill that will send two million tons of wheat to India to alleviate starvation now sweeping the country.

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Queen Juliana Of Holland On Royal Outing

Queen Juliana joins her subjects on an island playground near Rotterdam for a day of folk dancing and frolicking on Youth Day.

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Sheep Shearing Round-Up Means Lots Of Wool Gathering

The 15,000 ton wool crop is called in for shearing the sheep, that is. Most of them take it lying down as they provide a new batch of blankets.

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Wisconsin Wins College Regatta

Upsetting a thirteen-year old stranglehold by Washington and California and romps home over a turbulent two-mile course, with the Huskies and Princeton in that order.

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USC Victorious At NCAA Track And Field Championships

The University of Southern California takes the thirtieth NCAA track and field championships for the second year, with Cornell second. A meet for the high hurdles is set.

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Pro Golfer Ben Hogan Wins The US Open

Blazing Ben Hogan puts on an historic finish in his final round to take his third U.S. open title.

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