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Newsreels 1950 April 24
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keywords: president harry s. truman, convair b-36 peacemaker bomber, freight train wreck, british war brides, philadelphia athletics manager connie mack, u.s. savings bonds, replica liberty bell, pro hockey, stanley cup finals, detroit red wings, new york rangers, circus big-top, clowns, cardinal francis spellman, entertainment, calf scramble, budding child entertainers, high school basketball
Synopsis: President Harry S. Truman Views Display Of U.S. Military Might, Freight Train Wreck In Puenta California, British War Brides And Children Board Flight To England, Baseball Fans Pay Tribute To Philly Manager Connie Mack, Liberty Bell Replicas As Part Of U.S. Savings Bond Drive, Pro Hockey Detroit Red Wings Wins Stanley Cup, Gainsville Texas Has Their Own Amateur Big-Top Circus, Cardinal Francis Spellman Opens New York's Catholic Charities Annual Drive, Boys And Girls In Calf Scramble, Massey Hall Hosts Child Talent Show, High School Basketball Game, Dynamite Used To Blast River Ice Flows...(read more)
- Date: 1950
- Duration: 00:13:58
- Sound: No
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
President Harry S. Truman Views Display Of U.S. Military Might
In a tour of Fort Benning, Georgia and Eglin Field, Florida, President Truman views an impressive display of ground force strength and air-power bombardment. Image of Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" bomber in flight.
Freight Train Wreck In Puenta California
Shows wreckage of a freight train in Puenta, California after an engine wheel break causes a train wreck. Two hoboes riding the rails are killed and freight box cars are strewn along the right of way for hundreds of yards. CU, of wreckage.
British War Brides And Children Board Flight To England
Forty-one British war brides and 32 children take off for a visit to the brides' homeland from Burbank, California on a Transocean Air Lines flight. CU images of children and their families. Images of the mothers and children boarding a Transocean Air lines plane. CU of Transocean Air lines plane taxiing.
Baseball Fans Pay Tribute To Philly Manager Connie Mack
The whole nation pays tribute to Cornellus McGillicuddy Sr, better know as Connie Mack, on the fiftieth anniversary of his management of the Philadelphia Athletics. Connie Mack, sixty-three years in baseball and 87 years young. Scenes of Connie Mack Stadium at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and tribute to Connie Mack.
Liberty Bell Replicas As Part Of U.S. Savings Bond Drive
The S.S. Excalibur arrives in New York from France with thirteen replicas of the historic Liberty Bell. They are the first shipment of bells which will peal out the message through all states during the Independence bond drive. These Liberty Bells were presented to each state by the Federal government to promote a U.S. Savings Bond drive on America's 200th birthday.
Pro Hockey Detroit Red Wings Wins Stanley Cup
In a photo finish the Detroit Red Wings hockey team win the seventh and final hockey game of the Stanley cup play-offs, but they only down the underdog New York Rangers after two extra periods of play. Scenes of exciting hockey game.
Gainesville Texas Has Their Own Amateur Big-Top Circus
Residents of Gainesville, Texas go all out for their own personal circus and there's some pretty hot local talent. All civic activities are suspended while these amateurs do their stuff. CU, clown's face. Brief image of passenger train engine slowly approaching a small town train station. Scenes of a small town parade. Circus scenes under the big top circus tent.
Cardinal Francis Spellman Opens New York's Catholic Charities Annual Drive
Cardinal Francis Spellman makes an eloquent appeal as New York's Catholic Charities opens its annual drive. CU images of Cardinal Francis Spellman.
Boys And Girls In Calf Scramble
A bunch of calves and a bunch of boys. The idea is catch the calf and he's yours. But you have to catch him first. Shows contestants trying to catch young calves in an arena.
Massey Hall Hosts Child Talent Show
Sign reads Massey Hall. Shows children and families entering Massey Hall for Kids talent show event. Shows four young girls dancing on stage. Scenes of a Puppeteer manipulation of puppets, art of puppetry. CU puppets dancing. Various scenes of children watching talent show.
High School Basketball Tournament
High school basket ball players playing in a basketball tournament in a high school gym. Basketball player make free throw shot.
Dynamite Used To Blast River Ice Flows
CU, scenes of the placing of sticks of dynamite in a river ice pack and explosions as dynamite is fired. Shows gushing water as ice pack is broken up with dynamite explosions. Show free flowing stream of water in ice choked river.