UNIFORMED SOLDIERS LOADING PARCELS - 1 Two WWII uniformed soldiers pull a rolling cart filled with large cloth bags out of a freight elevator to an inspection station. Officers pour wooden boxes out of the cloth bags.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:39:00, No Audio
FILMING OF "A FOREIGN AFFAIR" Actor Paul Leeds takes a young woman into Paramount's Stage 5 to get a glimpse of the filming of "A Foreign Affair." Wonderful, staged tracking shot on the set contains images of the actors (both performing for the camera and watching off-camera) and camera crew on the set. Performing for the camera are actors Jean Arthur, John Lund and Marlene Dietrich (seen behind Arthur and Lund in a reflection).
1940'S HOLLYWOOD MOVIE PREMIER - 1 Classic images of the "The Emperor Waltz" movie premier on Hollywood Boulevard. Congested traffic in front of the Paramount Theater, where the event is being held. Searchlights shining brightly on members of the huge crowd of fans standing outside the theater.
"'FAGS TO FIGHTING FORCES" CAMPAIGN - 2 A man interviews the Canadian Postmaster General in his office. The interviewer asks the Postmaster what the "average Canadian citizen" can do to assist the Postal Service’s assistance in Canada's WWII "Fags For Fighting Forces" war effort which sent "fags" (cigarettes) to Canadian soldiers fighting around the world.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:14:00, With Audio
WWII CIGARETTES FOR SOLDIERS EFFORT - 4 The WWII Canadian Postmaster discusses improvements the Postal Service has made since WWI in its efforts to ship cigarettes to Canadian soldiers fighting overseas. He discusses the Service's new system of shipment record-keeping.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:30:00, With Audio
WWII CIGARETTES FOR SOLDIERS EFFORT - 3 In an interview setting, a man interviews the Canadian Postmaster's WWII campaign to send cigarettes to Canadian soldiers fighting overseas. The interviewer questions the success rate of sending the parcels. The Postmaster firmly defends the Service's 97% success rate. The clip is comic in its overtly serious tone.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:32:00, With Audio
MAN LISTENING AND NODDING IN AGREEMENT - 1 Man in a suit discussing the WWII Royal Canadian Army Service Corps and the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps. Two shots of the man listening to someone off-screen and nodding in agreement.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:26:00, With Audio
WWII CIGARETTES FOR SOLDIERS EFFORT - 2 A man interviewing the Canadian Postmaster General in his office about the Postal Service’s war effort to send cigarettes to Canadian soldiers fighting around the world. The Postmaster states that over one million parcels have been sent. Beautiful city view can be seen outside the window.
Date: 1940s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:29:00, With Audio
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