ROME DURING WWII In Italy, it's hugs and hails at the 13th Fascist Levy, militant graduation rites for members of Italy's Youth Legions, and New York World's Fair head, Grover Whalen, visits the site of the "1942 Universal Exhibition" in Rome.
And in the states Randolph Churchill weds Pamela Digby at St. John's church.
Date: October 23, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
F.D.R. OPENS N.Y. WORLD'S FAIR The opening of the New York World's Fair, "The World Of Tomorrow". A spectacular pageant of color and engineering skill is jammed with excited sightseers. President Roosevelt dedicates the exhibit calling for good will and world peace. It opens on the anniversary of George Washington's inauguration and features a large statue of the first President. The pictures at night are spectacular.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:36:00, With Audio
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!
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