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Newsreels: 1950 - July 3
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Synopsis: US Army Tanks For Desert Test, A Military Sea Launch Viking Rocket For July 4th, Arid Wasteland In Chile Yields Valuable Minerals, Spain Celebrates Liberation By The National Army, Charity Event In New York To Aid Disabled Children, Revival Of The San Paulinio Festival Is A Big Hit, New Flame Resistant Paint Is Given A Trial By Fire, Westinghouse Theater Of The Atom Popular At Chicago Fair, On The Movie Set In South Dakota For The Film Tomahawk, Vis-O-Matic The Future For Online Ordering, Bon Voyage For Lucky Cruise Ship Passengers...(read more)
- Date: 1950
- Duration: 00:09:26
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States, Spain, Ocean
US Army Tanks For Desert Test
The Army Field Forces go on desert location with the ground temperature 152 degrees. Our latest type tanks get a rugged work-out in Task Force Furnace.
A Military Sea Launch Viking Rocket For July 4th
A rocket salute to July Fourth. From the deck of the USS Norton Sound, a Viking rocket takes off and climbs more than 100 miles into the sky. Spectacular salute to independence.
Arid Wasteland In Chile Yields Valuable Minerals
From an arid wasteland that looks like the surface of the moon, a rich supply of valuable nitrate. Workers set off explosive charges to loosen the mineral-bearing rock.
Spain Celebrates Liberation By The National Army
Huge throngs turn out to cheer Generalissimo Franco and watch mammoth parade, as Spain celebrates the thirteenth anniversary of liberation by the National Army.
Charity Event In New York To Aid Disabled Children
Three hundred business men are guests at a party given by Mary Martin, Jane Pickens, Jinx Falkenburg and Mrs. O'Dwyer, to help the cerebral palsy fund and aid crippled children.
Revival Of The San Paulinio Festival Is A Big Hit
Revival of San Paulinio Festival brings out crowds to watch 90 stalwart men carry 85-foot statue of saint on their shoulders.
New Flame Resistant Paint Is Given A Trial By Fire
A new all-purpose protective coating called Flamemaster is tested. Shack coated with the new material withstands terrific heat in these spectacular tests.
Westinghouse Theater Of The Atom Popular At 1950 Chicago World Fair
Big attraction at the Chicago Fair is the Westinghouse Theater of the Atom, where you see dramatic experiments and demonstrations in atomic energy.
On The Movie Set In South Dakota For The Film Tomahawk
On location for the filming of Tomahawk, Van Heflin and other Hollywood stars pause in their film chores to attend dedication of floodlights for the Mount Rushmore Memorial at Rapid City.
Vis-O-Matic The Future For Online Ordering
A 1950's precursor to online ordering, this segment shows customers selecting various products via photo images at a Vis-o-matic store where the orders are then transferred to a fulfillment house through telephone lines. Good shot of 2 office girls in a Western Union type setting.
Bon Voyage For Lucky Cruise Ship Passengers
Cruising 1950's style - this cruise ship sets out on a vacation get-a-way. Good shots of passengers departing and lounging on deck.