HOOVER WATCHES GAME THREE OF 1931 WORLD SERIES Hoover sees the Cardinals trounce the Athletics in the third game of the World Series in Philadelphia, PA. -- timely hitting, and brilliant field play mark the second straight victory of Gabby Street's St. Louis nine over Connie Mack's boys. The chief executive, and ardent fan, watches the American League entry for the first time lose a contest which he attends.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:42:00, No Audio
FAMOUS AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE CONTEST - 1932 This montage features famous U.S. buildings named for their beauty and originality by a group of leading architects during a Washington D.C. convention. Topping the list is the Lincoln Memorial. Also featured are the Empire State Building, the Nebraska State Capital, New York's Morgan Library and more.
CORSA DEI CERI ITALIAN FESTIVAL Gubbio, Italy celebrates its annual Corsa dei Ceri (Race of the Candles) festival, which pays homage to the town's original patron saint Bishop Ubaldo Baldassini. Three teams carry huge statues of St. Ubaldo, St. George and St. Anthony through cheering crowds to the Basilica of St. Ubaldo in a ritual that is centuries old.
DOGGIE GOLF CADDIES St. Bernards prove they can do more than rescue people on a Portland, Oregon golf green. The dogs are expert caddies carrying golf bags and fetching clubs and lost balls for treats.
CARDINALS WIN 1931 WORLD SERIES The Cardinals beat the A's in St Louis, MO and bring the championship to the National League. With the count tied at three games each, Burleigh Grimes is sent to the mound to hold Connie Mack's Philadelphia club in check. William Hallahan pitches in the ninth inning and works Bishop into a three to two count. Then he flies out to Pepper Martin, the world series hero. And again the title flag waves over the sportsmen's park after 5 years.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:02:25:00, No Audio
ST. STEPHEN'S DAY PARADE IN HUNGARY Historic holiday hailed by nation's highest dignitaries in Budapest, Hungary. Government officials, ecclesiastical leaders, aristocrats and peasants participate in the festival marking the observance of St. Stephen's day, commemorating the canonization of the country's patron Saint. Admiral Horthy, regent, Count Karolyi, premier designate, are among the notables who take part in the fete, dating back to the 10th Century.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:02:00, No Audio
ST. MARTA'S DAY PAGAENT IN THE PHILILPPINES A water pageant celebrates annual "Santa Marta's Day" in Manila, Philippines. A symbolic fete revived by traditional display of colorful native rites marked by "Banca" race in the river through the suburbs in which losers get a "dunking" for their efforts. Ancient island dances feature events on gorgeous pagodas festooned with grotesque and beautiful decorations, for occasion.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:07:00, No Audio
ANNUAL DOG RACES IN NEW HAMPSHIRE A veteran Manitoba driver wins the annual dog races in Laconia, NH. Competing against the best mushers of the north country, Emile St Godard, covers 90 miles in 7:21:19 and retains his title of world champion driver. His brother, Leo, runs second in the main event and wins the handicap prize with Emile Second.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:01:00, No Audio
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY PARADE IN ITALY In Viareggio, Italy, "Fat Saturday" or St. Valentine's Day, is the year's biggest holiday in this coastal village of Tuscany, and the entire population combines in a grand carnival, with magnificent floats, costly costumes and caricatures with everybody masked. The parade is the principal event of the day.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
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