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Newsreels 1940 March 8
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Synopsis: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Sends Peace Mission To Europe, First Couples Arrive For Romance On Honeymoon Island Florida, Knights Of Columbus Track And Field Meet In NYC, Eager Fishermen On Hand For The Opening Of Trout Season, Pro Baseball New York Yankees In Spring Training, Pro Bowlers Compete In Detroit ABC Bowling Meet, Wrestler Maurice Tillet aka The French Angel Wins Match, Gold Medals For Selfless Acts That Saved Lives, Pro Baseball Washington Senators In Spring Training, Pro Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates In Spring Training, Pro Baseball St. Louis Cardinals In Spring Training, Pro Baseball St. Louis Browns In Spring Training...(read more)
- Date: 1940
- Duration: 00:12:20
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States, Canada, Italy
President Franklin D. Roosevelt Sends Peace Mission To Europe
The start of far-reaching diplomatic missions from the U.S. as President Roosevelt's Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles and President Roosevelt's Personal Envoy Myron Taylor arrive in Naples, Italy, the former starting his epochal visit to the belligerent powers.
First Couples Arrive For Romance On Honeymoon Island Florida
First couples arrive on Florida’s famous “Honeymoon Island” near Tampa and Dunedin, Florida. Twenty blissful newlyweds arrive by boat for a ten-day honeymoon on the palm-studded lover’s paradise. Rent is free, and thatched cottages make ideal love-nests.
Knights Of Columbus Track And Field Meet In NYC
Chuck Fenske wins a thrilling victory over Glenn Cunningham in the “mile” is one of the high-lights of the Knights of Columbus meet in New York City. CU image of Glenn Cunningham. Another feature is Gregory Rice’s record-breaking two-mile run, a big surprise for the fans.
Eager Fishermen On Hand For The Opening Of Trout Season
Scenes of trout fishermen on hand for the opening of the Missouri fishing season at Bennett Springs on the Niangua River in Lebanon, Missouri.. Shows fishermen catching and netting trout.
Pro Baseball New York Yankees In Spring Training
Shows the 1940 New York baseball team at their St. Petersburg Florida spring training camp. Shows Bill Dickey, catcher number 8, Joe Gordon, infielder number 6, George Selkirk, outfielder Number 3, and Mike Chartak, outfielder number 30 taking batting practice. Shows good play at 2nd base.
Pro Bowlers Compete In Detroit ABC Bowling Meet
It’s a thrilling sight as the ABC Tourney in Detroit Michigan gets under way at the Fair Grounds. Thousands of the nation’s blowing champs display uncanny pin ability, as they begin competition for the $240,000 in prize money.
Wrestler Maurice Tillet aka The French Angel Wins Match
The ugliest wrestler in the world, Maurice Tillet nicknamed “The French Angel”, downs a California wrestler (grappler) with a body slam to win wrestling match in Toronto, Ontario, March 1940.
Gold Medals For Selfless Acts That Saved Lives
Robert C. Hendrickson, New Jersey State Senator, is awarded a gold metal for a life saving feat at sea from Herbert L. Satterlee, President of the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York, for the rescue of William H. Sutton on May 22, 1938. CU, image of State Senator Robert C. Hendrickson.
Mrs Elizabeth R. Mason was also awarded a gold metal for swimming a mile to shore to bring aid to three companions clinging to an overturn boat in Peconic Bay July 22, 1939. A total of 25 persons received awards from the Life Saving Benevolent Association on March 7, 1940.
Pro Baseball Washington Senators In Spring Training
The Washington Senators baseball team shown getting in shape for the baseball season at Tinker Field Orlando, Florida in March 1940. Shows Buddy Myer, uniform #1, Buddy Lewis, uniform # 2 , taking batting practice. CU Bucky Harris Manager of the Washington Senators baseball team 1940.
Pro Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates In Spring Training
Shows the Pittsburgh Pirates at Perris Hill Park, San Bernardino, California in March 1940. Various scenes of the Pittsburgh Pirates players at spring training.
Pro Baseball St. Louis Cardinals In Spring Training
St. Louis Cardinals baseball team in spring training at Waterfront Park/Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 1940. CU of Max Lanier, pitcher, uniform #23. Shows players practicing sliding into base and bunting practice. St. Louis Cardinals team picture.
Pro Baseball St. Louis Browns In Spring Training
Scenes of the St. Louis Browns baseball players at spring training camp in San Antonio, Texas in March 1940. Shows Elden Auker, uniform #18, and Willis Hudlin wearing uniform #19 at bat.