ROME DURING WWII In Italy, it's hugs and hails at the 13th Fascist Levy, militant graduation rites for members of Italy's Youth Legions, and New York World's Fair head, Grover Whalen, visits the site of the "1942 Universal Exhibition" in Rome.
And in the states Randolph Churchill weds Pamela Digby at St. John's church.
Date: October 23, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
1940 AUTOMOBILE SHOW Improvements in safety, driving comfort and ease are strikingly demonstrated as the new cars of 1940 go on display in the 40th National Automobile Show at Grand Central Palace in New York, N.Y.
BALLET DANCERS IN NOVEL RACE "Zorina," star of Broadway and a new screen sensation, acts as starter for a unique toe classic on the Hotel Sherman Roof in Chicago, Illinois. Miss Loretta Pagels wins the 25-yard race.
F.D.R. OPENS N.Y. WORLD'S FAIR The opening of the New York World's Fair, "The World Of Tomorrow". A spectacular pageant of color and engineering skill is jammed with excited sightseers. President Roosevelt dedicates the exhibit calling for good will and world peace. It opens on the anniversary of George Washington's inauguration and features a large statue of the first President. The pictures at night are spectacular.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:36:00, With Audio
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