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Newsreels 1940 January 29
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keywords: u.s. freighter ss city of flint, baltimore harbor, welcome home celebration, boeing 307 stratoliner, the flying whale, test flight, president franklin d. roosevelt, birthday celebration, afl union president william green, new york city museum of modern art, italian masterpieces, italian sculptures, show dog champions, canada, us envoy james hr cromwell, doris duke, prime minister mackenzie king, new york city madison square garden, ncaa college basketball, long island university blackbirds, michigan state spartans, bear mountain new york, interstate speed skating championships, speed skating, us naval academy, gymnastics team, gym team training
Synopsis: Seized By Nazis U.S. Freighter Is Set Free And Sails For Home, Successful Test Of Boeing 307 Stratoliner Passenger Plane, President Franklin D. Roosevelt Gets A Birthday Cake, New York City Museum Of Modern Art Displays Rare Italian Paintings, Prized Show Dogs In A Thrilling Parade Of Doggy Bluebloods, U.S. Envoy Arrives To Begin New Duties In Canada, St. Paul Minnesota Winter Carnival Pays Homage To King Boreas, College Basketball Long Island University vs Michigan State, Speed Skaters Burn Up The Ice At Bear Mountain New York, U.S. Naval Academy Gym Team Train For Upcoming Meet...(read more)
- Date: 1940
- Duration: 00:08:36
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
Seized By Nazis U.S. Freighter Is Set Free And Sails For Home
The weather-beaten U.S. freighter, "SS City of Flint," seized by a Nazi pocket-battleship and taken to Russia, and finally set free in Norway, arrives in port of Baltimore, Maryland after 113 days with a thrilling tale of war on the high seas. Captain Joseph Aloysius Gainard and crew of 40 get a gala welcome.
Successful Test Of Boeing 307 Stratoliner Passenger Plane
Scenes of Boeing's 307 Stratoliner, dubbed "The Flying Whale", under construction at Boeing's aircraft plant in Seattle Washington. The Boeing 307 Stratosphere Liner was the first in-service pressurized airplane (airliner). The huge Boeing 4-motored air transport takes off for initial test flight. Pilots seated in cockpit of aircraft. Shows Boeing 307 Strato-liner in flight.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt Gets A Birthday Cake
Happy Birthday cake for President Franklin D Roosevelt from William Green, A.F. of L. labor union president. FDR is also handed a check for $5800 dollars from labor unions for the Infantile Paralysis (Polio) fund drive.
New York City Museum Of Modern Art Displays Rare Italian Paintings
Rare masterpieces by famous Italian painters and sculptors, including "The Birth of Venus" and others, are put on exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. A rare showing of world-famous works of art!
Prized Show Dogs In A Thrilling Parade Of Doggy Blue Bloods
A thrilling parade of doggy blue bloods shown in New York City. Leading American-bred show dogs of last year shown on display in a swanky showing. Five worthy champions, receivers of highest awards in dog shows throughout the nation!
U.S. Envoy Arrives To Begin New Duties In Canada
James H.R. Cromwell, newly appointed Minister (Envoy Extraordinary) to Canada, is greeted by Prime Minister MacKenzie King as he takes over his new duties. CU, Mrs. Cromwell, former Doris Duke, is the world's richest woman!
St. Paul Minnesota Winter Carnival Pays Homage To King Boreas
Winter Carnival parade in St. Paul, Minn. Colorful scenes as thousands pay homage to King Boreas at the annual Winter Carnival at the "Ice Palace" in Saint Paul, Minn. Governor Stassen takes part in the spectacular pageant, witnessed by thousands of loyal "subjects".
College Basketball: Long Island University vs. Michigan State
NCAA basketball. The Long Island University "Blackbird" quintet humbles the Michigan State Spartans, 34-25, before a crowd of 10,000 at Madison Square Garden. Top form shown by the Long Islanders, winning their 11th game out of 15 starts!
Speed Skaters Burn Up The Ice At Bear Mountain New York
Speed and thrills as men and women ice skating stars get away in 440 and 880-yard speed dashes in the Interstate Championships on Hessian Lake at Bear Mountain, New York. Shows ice skaters speeding by the crowd of spectators.
U.S. Naval Academy Gym Team Train For Upcoming Meet
Future admirals, members of the U.S. Naval Academy's gym team, practice for their meet with Army by going through an amazing routine of tumbling, cross-bar tricks and rope climbing. Footage of gymnasts practicing.