MILLROSE GAMES Track athletes get off to fast starts in the 32nd annual indoor games of the Millrose Athletic Association. Feature of the thrilling show, which includes sprints and jumping events, is the Wanamaker Mile, won by Glenn Cunningham.
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
BOBSLEDS IN OLYMPIC TRIALS Sensational speed and terrifying turns mark the try-outs for the 1940 Olympics as teams fly down the tricky Mt. Hoevenberg run in Lake Placid, New York on thrilling elimination tests.
105 COUPLES WED AT ONE TIME In Montreal, Canada, an Archbishop, six Bishops and 104 Priests, and a crowd of 25,000 witnesses watch 210 French Canadians say a mass "I do" in spectacular and unique outdoor nuptials.
WORLD'S FAIR EXHIBITS An amazing miniature of the World's Fair, complete in detail and accurate in scale, is shown at a big department stare. Amazing glass blowing feats are demonstrated at the Fair's Glass Center, where skilled artisans display the colorful art. The "Crown of the Andes"--the oldest and rarest collection of emeralds in the world, valued at $l,500,000,--arrives for exhibition!
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