CLASSIC PAINTINGS RECREATED WITH LIVE MODELS Crowds gather in front of a NYC Fifth Avenue shop that uses live models to create reproductions of paintings by Monet, Picasso and other masters. A classic case of life imitating art.
BRADDOCK A NO-SHOW IN SCHMELING FIGHT German boxer Max Schmeling weighs in for his title fight against James Braddock who fails to show after the fight promoter fears the Nazi government will freeze the title if Schmeling wins. A lone hopeful sits in the empty stands waiting for a fight that never happens.
SPORTSMAN'S SHOW AT GRAND CENTRAL PALACE New York City is entertained with scenes from the wild as the Sportsman's Show opens at Grand Central Palace. Indians, Eskimos, Moose and fishing are all part of the trappings.
SEAMEN ON STRIKE More than 750 striking seamen parade in the drenching, chilly rain before the pier at which the giant ocean liner Manhattan awaits her sailing. The ship is delayed beyond her scheduled departure by failure to complete a crew.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:19:00, No Audio
INDOOR SKI RUN Women try the slippery run at Wanamaker's in New York City on the longest indoor ski-run in the world at the time. The experts show some beautiful skiing, but find the borax-covered slide is just as hard as the snow-covered slopes when they fall.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:38:00, No Audio
HEEL-TO-TOE WALKING RACE Murray Rosenstein beats out a big field of opponents in the 26th annual revival of the 10 1/2-mile heel-and-toe derby from City Hall to Coney Island. Another man finishes first, but is disqualified for the wrong ankle technique.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:45:00, No Audio
MACY'S HOLIDAY PARADE The Macy's holiday parade of huge gas-filled balloons Uncle Sam, Acrobat, steer/ bull, Christmas stocking, and Pinocchio makes its way down Broadway to the accompaniment of many bands.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:34:00, No Audio
LABOR STRIKES Thousands of workers quit as wave of labor strikes spreads. Teamsters in Akron, Ohio halt mild deliveries. Garment workers in Kansas City, Missouri and Boston, Massachusetts picket shops and factories. In New York City, striking elevator operators cheer their leaders as their walkout continues.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:02:21:00, No Audio
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