MAY DAY PARADE HONORS LABOR BENEFITS KING May Day is celebrated in Binghamton, New York with a lavish parade and workers honoring Endicott-Johnson Shoe Company manufacturer George F. Johnson for his role in promoting worker benefits. Crowd POV of the floats passing by from the stands.
"FLOWER DRUM SONG" IN GALA PREMIERES The motion picture version of the smash Broadway musical opens in New York City at the famed Music Hall to critical acclaim. There's also a benefit performance in San Francisco where some of the picture was made.
NEW YORK STATE LOTTERY New York State legalizes gambling by lottery, putting the first tickets on sale. It's a monthly million-dollar gamble to benefit education. Even losers are eligible for an annual quarter-million-dollar "booby prize"
SALUTE TO BENNY GOODMAN DINNER Civic officials, social leaders, and celebrities gather for a "Salute To Benny Goodman Dinner," raising funds for Hull House. The next night, the King of Swing's celebration culminates with the premiere of his film biography, "The Benny Goodman Story" starring Steve Allen.
Date: February 9, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:34:00, No Audio
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