ONTARIO LAKE SWIM MARATHON - 1955 Twenty-nine distance swimmers grease up then take to the icy waters of Lake Ontario for a $25,000 purse if they can swim across its 32-miles. Only one makes it, Cliff Lumsden, who is triumphant as he's rushed to a waiting ambulance.
Date: September 9, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:54:00, With Audio
COLLEGE GRIDIRON GAMES - 1955 College football sees two great games: At College Park, Maryland UCLA takes on the home team to open the season with a titanic grid clash that leaves UCLA defeated 7-0. At South Bend, Indiana Notre Dame downs S.M.U. with their new star Paul Hornung as he steps into Ralph Guglielmi's shoes bringing Notre Dame victory with a 17-0 score.
Date: September 24, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:06:00, With Audio
LOS ANGELES RAMS VS. PITTSBURG STEELERS - 1955 The Pittsburg Steelers go head to head with the Los Angeles Rams in a close game that has both teams holding their breath. Les Richter kicks a 33-yard field goal that beats the Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-26.
Date: October 3, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:08:00, With Audio
GEORGIA TECH VS SOUTHERN METHODIST - 1955 Toppy Vann, a second string quarterback and halfback George Volkert, an old nemesis of Southern Methodist University, led Georgia Tech to a 20-7 victory in an intersectional football thriller.
Date: October 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:31:00, With Audio
U.S. AIR FORCE BOBSLED TEAM - 1955 The U.S. Air Force bobsled team goes into intensive training in Germany where they prepare their sled, then burn up the Alpine track in a bid for a berth on the Olympic squad. Thrilling POV of the bobsledders highlight the enormous speeds of the sport.
CLEVELAND BROWNS DEFEAT L.A. RAMS - 1955 The Cleveland Browns battle the Los Angeles Rams for the pro football crown. The Browns' great Otto Graham, in his farewell appearance sparks the Browns' powerhouse game. Aided by seven interceptions they crush the Rams 38-14.
Date: December 26, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:41:00, With Audio
HEISMAN TROPHY TO HOWARD CASSADY - 1955 Howard "Hopalong" Cassady is presented with the annual Heisman Award for football's outstanding player of the year while his beaming wife looks on. Cassady game footage shows why he won the award.
Date: December 8, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:57:00, With Audio
ST. JOHN VS. ST. LOUIS BASKETBALL - 1955 In New York City, a see saw battle on the court launches the winter collegiate
basketball season as the St. Louis Billikens crash through the Redmen of St. John, with a 14-point scoring spree in the last four minutes bringing a victory of 88-80
Date: December 10, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:15:00, With Audio
L.A. RAMS VS. GREEN BAY PACKERS - 1955 The Los Angeles Rams capture their fourth Pro Western Division title since 1949 against the Green Bay Packers. Rookie halfback Ron Walter breaks loose on the game's fourth play for a 55 yard touchdown to put the Rams ahead with a final score of 31-17.
Date: December 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:14:00, With Audio
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