FLINT, MICHIGAN CELEBRATES AUTO BOOM Flint, Michigan celebrates an automobile manufacturing boom with an enormous street parade after 24,000 people are called back to work. The parade includes historical methods of transportation from oxen-drawn covered wagons to the modern automobile, elaborate floats and a lovely parade Queen.
GENERAL PERSHING ATTENDS SON'S WEDDING In spite of still recovering from serious illnes General John Joseph Pershing turns out with members of high society to attend his son Warren's marriage to Muriel Bache Richards in Manhattan. Afterwards the bride and groom are mobbed by the press as they leave.
BLACKIE THE HORSE SETS NEW SWIM RECORD On October 1, 1938 Blackie the horse swims the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge stretch of water (little over a mile). The sea horse sets a new record of 23 minutes and 15 seconds beating Olympic swimmer Buster Olds time.
Date: October 1, 1938 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:29:00, No Audio
EASTER FASHIONS DISPLAYED Gorgeous models strut around a Pasadena swimming pool displaying Easter fashions. Long breezy dresses are featured and dutch angles frame several of the lovely ladies who make an exceptionally pretty picture.
NATIVE COSTUMES MATCH COUNTRY OF DOG BREED This Boston dog show features a unique theme with owners wearing the native costume of their dog's country of origin. Featured entries include an Englishman with his hunting hounds, a little girl in Chinese dress with her Pekingese, a Scottish lass with her Scottish terrier and many more.
"AROUND THE CLOCK" NYPD BENEFIT SHOW NYPD officers put on their second annual "Around the Clock with New York's Finest," benefit show for the Police Athletic League. Officers perform elaborate drills, motorcycle stunts, martial arts and more for the crowd at Madison Square Garden.
AVIATION DAREDEVISL AT FLORIDA STATE FAIR Aviation daredevils thrill and astonish the crowds at the State Fair in Tampa, Florida. A bat-wing parachute jumper plummets to earth with a smoke grenade attached to his leg to mark his rapid descent until he finally pulls his ripcord. A pilot flying into a small structure isn't quite so lucky since the explosives for the stunt discharge before he hits the building injuring him.
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