WINNING A CONTEST At the 1939 World's Fair in the Westinghouse Building shots of Ray Perkins playing piano for a radio broadcast announcing the winners in a letter writing contest . One of the winners, a young boy , goes up to the microphone and talks with the man .
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:26:00, No Audio
SPOTTING A FAKE Domesticity in 1939. An elderly woman makes sandwiches in her kitchen as her housekeeper dries a pitcher. Her daughter and granddaughter happily come in to help and grandma is up to mischief as she and mother give the young lady rings identical to her engagement ring. The daughter is shocked and sad as she realizes that hers is a fake.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:51:00, No Audio
IN THE LIVING ROOM A heartbrokem young woman sitting as father and brother come downstairs, showing her that her fiance has given her a fake engagement ring. She takes off her ring and throws it to the floor. There is also a shot of the boy eating.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:12:00, No Audio
HE EXPLAINS MODERN ART 0A young man and woman look at art while the man explains abstract form in art . Her father walks in, looks at the art and they discuss modern art . In the end, the young man offers the young lady a family ring and she reluctantly accepts . 193
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:24:00, No Audio
WRITING A LETTER A young man helps a boy wirite a letter about Westinghouse's modern inventions as other family members sit around. The man explains Alternating Current , Steam Turbines and Radio Broadcasting . The grandmother explains to the young man that women choose husbands who see the world as they do.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:59:00, No Audio
WESTINGHOUSE'S 1939 INVENTIONS Inside Westinghouse's building at the 1939 World's Fair, crowds walk up and down stairs and a group of young adults and a boy look at inventions including a power loom , a manipulator table and a model electric train. One of the men tries to light a cigarette and his match explodes getting a laugh from the boy.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:51:00, No Audio
AFTER LUNCH IN 1939 1A group takes their leave after lunch and the ladies go off in a group to look at the Hall of Electricity while the men leave to look at the Hall Of Science. There is also a shot of a young couple saying goodbye . DOC/WW - 19
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:35:00, No Audio
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE Shots inside a Westinghouse pavillion at the 1939 World's Fair in New York include a man demonstrating new electrical inventions and enthusiastically discussing capitalism. Nothing is impossible, he says.DOC/W
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:49:00, No Audio
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