FIRST FAMILY AT THE CIRCUS IN WASHINGTON The circus comes to Washington, DC. The performers parade in with the animals. A trainer and his elephant do tricks in the center ring. The First Lady Hoover, her son and grandchild Peggy, watch aerial dare-devils with rapt attention. Crowds brave the heat under the canvas. The clowns' antics are rewarded by laughs and giggles from the audience.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
LONDOS VERSUS MCMILLEN WRESTLING MATCH Jim Londos retains the mat crown in a slashing bout with McMillen in New York, NY. The champion and former collegiate wrestling-football star who played alongside Red Grange on the University of Illinois football team, battled 56 minutes before a record crowd at Madison Square Garden. The challenger seriously threatened the title-holder until Londos got him in his famous aerial pinwheel and hurled him to defeat.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:22:00, No Audio
TOURISTS VIEW MANHATTAN BY BOAT AND BY PLANE In New York, NY the U.S.S. Constitution, once the Queen of the Navy, sails into harbor of the metropolis. The German airplane, "Do-X", the 20th century's mode of travel, floats over Manhattan's skyline to settle in a nearby berth and vie with the Navy ship for favor among the sight-seers, aerial views of 1931 Manhattan.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:45:00, No Audio
NEW ONE-MILE WATER SPEED RECORD SET - 1932 Aerials and more of Gar Wood setting a new world water speed record for the one-mile hydroplane boat race with his Miss America X at Algonac, Michigan. Former rival and record holder Kaye Don and his boat Miss England III are on hand for the great event. After it's all over the two rivals pose together.
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING What was once the tallest structure in world officially opened to public in New York, NY in 1931. A ceremony marked the dedication of the Empire State Building. Aerial views of Midtown Manhattan.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:38:00, No Audio
AERIAL MOBILIZATION OVER CHICAGO Nation stirred at History's greatest aerial mobilization in Chicago, Illinois. The Army sends 672 planes into the air in maneuvers demonstrating strength and skill of flying forces which guard our borders. Armada never before equaled swoops down on the Chicago skyline and blankets the city under a protective smoke screen.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:24:00, No Audio
CONSTRUCTION ON CHICAGO WORLD FAIR EXPO - 1933 As the opening date approaches construction on the buildings and displays for the Chicago World Fair speeds up as workers swing about on scaffolding setting up the 600-foot towers for the giant sky ride and more.
eFootage is a premier HD, film and video stock footage archive (contemporary and vintage) specializing in news, industrial, and more.
We have over one million additional stock footage clips that we can search upon request.
Featuring Data Refinery® and WebMagic® search and data technology.
A premier dv, film and video, digital and hd stock footage archive