WORKING MODEL OF MT. PALOMAR OBSERVATORY The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) displays its working miniature of the Mt. Palomar Observatory. The model includes a replica of the observatory's Hale Telescope and surrounding roads, cars and mountain range.
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!
WRESTLING IN A RING OF FISH Here's one wrestling bout that really "smelt". Battlers wade into a ring filled with two tons of smelt and mix it up for a comic round of skidding flesh and flying fish. Speedy Frank wins by a scale.
EARTHQUAKE LEVELS QUETTA, INDIA An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale levels Quetta, Balochistan, India reducing its buildings to little more than rocks and broken timber. As many as 60,000 are thought to have perished in one of the deadliest quakes in South Asia.
Date: May 30, 1935 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:16:00, No Audio
AERIAL MAP MAKING - 1932 Photographer POVs as an airplane outfitted with a special camera takes flight and pictures of the terrain below are snapped. The photograpsh are developed and used to create to-scale aerial models and relief maps such as those used by the Armed Forces.
AFTERMATH OF JAPAN'S QUAKE & TIDAL WAVE - 1933 An 8.4 earthquake rocks Japan killing approximately 1,500 and wiping out over 100 villages. Further disaster follows with a tidal wave brought on by the deadly quake leaving smoking ruins that citizens must dig through for survivors and possessions.
Date: March 3, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
WORLD FAIR MODELS OF AMERICAN CITIES - 1933 Detailed models of various American cities are prepared for an exhibition at the upcoming Chicago World Fair. The models are in exact scale and were built by Messmore & Damon of New York.
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