1931 BOXING MATCH AND REFEREE In New York, NY a muddled count by official timekeeper in Baer-Heeney fight puts Manassa Mauler on the spot as referee. An unfortunate incident compels Dempsey to proclaim Baer the winner in a startling finish.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:19:00, No Audio
SWIMATHON Mrs. Huddleston in "swimathon" victory as rivals collapse in San Fransisco, California. Three women - a flapper, a four time mother and a world's champion - meet in attempt to lower the latter's aquatic endurance record of more than 86 hours, with result that Miss Hall of Memphis, is taken out exhausted after 51 hrs 20 mins. Mrs Leonard of Tracy, California, lasts for 70 hrs, 24 mins and the title holder 78 hours 32 mins.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
DIVERS ON SAND AND ELEPHANT PLAYING GOLF In Miami Beach, Florida the aquatic stars gain form by sand-diving. They prepare for an Olympic meet in a dry-land pool. Rosie, the world's only golf-playing elephant, hits 482 on a par 72 course.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
BOSTON MARATHON WINNER 1931 In Boston, Massachusetts James P Henigan, of Medford, Mass, after 20 years of trying, wins his first victory over historic 26 mile, 385 yard course in Boston athletic club marathon race. The 40 year old athlete crowns long career with Laurel wreathe sent from Greece and, along the route, mows down veteran Clarence De Mar, 7 time winner.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:18:00, No Audio
BASKETBALL ON HORSEBACK In Fort Myer, Virginia the sensational sports innovation of riding basketball. Showing a brand of daring horsemanship, the wildcats gallop to a well-earned victory over the terrors.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:14:00, No Audio
BABE RUTH DONS WHISKERS FOR GAME - 1933 When the Yankees play the House of David barnstormers in Florida Babe Ruth decides he wants to fit in and dons his own set of whiskers. Inspired perhaps by his new look Babe leads the Yankees to a 5-3 win.
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