ST. MARTA'S DAY PAGAENT IN THE PHILILPPINES A water pageant celebrates annual "Santa Marta's Day" in Manila, Philippines. A symbolic fete revived by traditional display of colorful native rites marked by "Banca" race in the river through the suburbs in which losers get a "dunking" for their efforts. Ancient island dances feature events on gorgeous pagodas festooned with grotesque and beautiful decorations, for occasion.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:07:00, No Audio
MODEL SHIPS FOR WORLD'S FAIR Rush to complete marine models for 1932 World's Fair. In Oakland, California Otto Gradenigo speeds up work on his classic exhibit of ship models for the Chicago World's Fair. Miniature reproductions of famous sailing and power vessels of Sea history, these models are remarkable for accuracy of detail.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:44:00, No Audio
ITALIAN PRINCE AND PRINCESS VISIT LIBYA In Tripoli, Libya native colonial troops tender a colorful reception to Prince Humbert, crown Prince of Italy, on an African journey with his bride, formerly Princess Maria Jose, of Belgium. The royal party is acclaimed by milling crowds eager for an initial glimpse of their future ruler.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:02:00, No Audio
ITALY VERSUS US IN AMATEUR BOXING MATCH Italy V.US - amateur boxers break even in an exciting tourney. In New York, NY Simon and Pures of two nations throw jabs and hooks with accuracy worthy of champs for the lead in a dual meet before a crowd of 8,000.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:17:00, No Audio
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY PARADE IN ITALY In Viareggio, Italy, "Fat Saturday" or St. Valentine's Day, is the year's biggest holiday in this coastal village of Tuscany, and the entire population combines in a grand carnival, with magnificent floats, costly costumes and caricatures with everybody masked. The parade is the principal event of the day.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
EUROPEAN ROYALTY AT AN EQUESTRIAN EVENT Royalty applauds daring horsemen in an international meet in Rome, Italy. Crack equestrians of European armies thrill the audience with spectacular steeplechase stunts for honors of the continent. Regal personages, past and present, and the new order in political life are entranced. King Victor Emanuel, ex-crown Prince of Germany, and Vittorio and Bruno Mussolini, sons of the dictator, view contests with rapt interest.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:59:00, No Audio
ROYAL WEDDING OF FRENCH PRINCE AND PRINCESS The flower of Europe's nobility sees the union of royal cousins in Palermo, Italy. Exiled regal has beens acclaim Prince Henry of Bourbon, Count of Paris, son of pretender to the throne of France as he weds Princess Isabelle of Orleans-Braganza, daughter of the claimant to the Brazilian throne in a brilliant Cathedral ceremony. The bride's train, of Priceless Brussels Lace, held in place by a bandeau of diamonds, is 20 feet long.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:26:00, No Audio
REPRODUCTION OF AN ANCIENT FORM OF FOOTBALL In Florence, Italy in the Piazza Della Signoria, where tradition says the sport originated, players garbed in 16th century attire reproduce an ancient football game. They boot and toss a sphere in a continental version of grid battle. Fancy padded suits prove little hindrance to fast moving squads from two sides.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:52:00, No Audio
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