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Newsreels 1940 January 15
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keywords: hat fashions, annual citrus fiesta, runner gene venske, race horse maetall, pistol champion gloria jacobs, bobsledding, pro hockey
Synopsis: Fantastic Hat Fashions For 1940, Texas Girls Wear Peels For Annual Citrus Fiesta, Runner Gene Venzke Wins Mile At VFW Meet, Race Horse Maetall A 19-1 Shot Wins At Hialeah Park, Teen Gloria Jacobs Is A World Pistol Champion, Bob Sled Race Thrills Fans At Lake Placid, Pro Hockey: New York Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leaf, Noted Dove Dancer In A Plea For Peace...(read more)
- Date: 1940
- Duration: 00:06:58
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
Spring Hat Fashions For 1940
Ladies hat fashions for spring 1940. Beautiful ladies model Walter Florell's "Leap Year" hat creations featuring the new "garden vogue" look complete with fruit and flowers. 1940's ladies hat fashions.
Texas Girls Wear Peels For Annual Citrus Fiesta
Gorgeous Texas girls dressed up in orange or grape fruit skins, lend color and pep to the annual Citrus Fiesta in Mission, Texas. They top off the fete with a swimming party in a sea of grape fruit. Images of the ladies in the Citrus Fiesta in Mission, Texas 1940.
Runner Gene Venzke Wins Mile At VFW Meet
10,000 track fans jam the Boston Garden for the V.F.W. Meet in 1940. The highlight was Gene Venzke's sensational victory in the invitation "mile." Eugene George "Gene" Venzke noses out the famous Kansan, Glenn Cunningham, in a thrilling battle to the tape.
Race Horse Maetall A 19-1 Shot Wins At Hialeah Park
A record crowd of 20,000 horse race fans at Hialeah Park sees Maetall, a 19-to-1, shot come from behind to nose out the favorites and win the $6,740 Hialeah Park Inaugural in Miami, Florida. Hialeah Park horse race 1940.
Teen Gloria Jacobs Is A World Pistol Champion
Miss Gloria Jacobs, 17 yr. old high school student from Woodland, California, demonstrates the amazing shooting ability which earned her the world's pistol championship title. She shoots a "299" out of a possible "300".
Bob Sled Race Thrills Fans At Lake Placid
Thrills and speed deluxe as crack bob-sledders roar down the dangerous Mt. Van Hoevenberg "run" in the A.A.U. Junior championships at Lake Placid, New York. Four and two-man bobsleds taking the icy turns at 90 M.P.H on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg bobsled run.
Pro Hockey: New York Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leaf
The New York Rangers defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 in a classic hockey match in January 1940.
Noted Dove Dancer In A Plea For Peace
Woman with a dove (bird) on shoulder visits the Rhode Island General Assembly at the Capitol in Providence, R.I. in plea for peace.