WOMEN'S HORSE RACING Agua Caliente, Mexico - Ten noted horsewomen, most of whom were in tournaments in principal cities of the country meet in Coronado town plate stake. Vera McGinnis, on Ritter, is first with Peggy Childs, astride Willow Bramble, second, and Mabel Strickland, champion of her sex, third on Daphne Bell. Battle is a scorcher from start to finish.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
MONACO GRAND PRIX French ace wins 3rd annual 200-mile grand prix thriller in Monaco, Monaco. Scores of Europe's most daring auto drivers speed over a twisting uphill course in a sensational race won by Chiron. Cars careen around hairpin turns as drivers fight for the lead in a breath-taking contest in the picturesque municipality on the Mediterranean.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:05:00, No Audio
WOMEN'S BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIP Bowling aces shine in women's annual international meet in New York, NY. Maple pins crash in strikes and spares as feminine stars of Chicago, Detroit, St Louis, Minneapolis, Pueblo and other cities compete with Eastern experts for honors in the championship battles on glistening alleys. Plenty of skill and arm power revealed to huge gallery.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:41:00, No Audio
SPEED SKATING RACE Potts wins 880 yard middle Atlantic ice skating crown in Newburgh, NY. The fleet Brooklynite, matching speed and stamina against some of the fastest racing champions in the country, covers the half-mile distance in the remarkable time of 1 minute, 19 4-5 seconds. A great crowd sees the terrific pace bring several contestants spilling on the course.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:54:00, No Audio
SPEED WALKING MARATHON Clark walks away with bunion title in the marathon walking race in Boston, Massachusetts. Speed walkers pound over a 50,000 meter route in the national A.A.U. event. "Pep" Clark out-hoofs a large field of the nation's best flat-footed athletes in a closely fought contest. Clark, the winner, will carry the U.S. colors in the Olympics in Los Angeles next year.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:07:00, No Audio
REPRODUCTION OF AN ANCIENT FORM OF FOOTBALL In Florence, Italy in the Piazza Della Signoria, where tradition says the sport originated, players garbed in 16th century attire reproduce an ancient football game. They boot and toss a sphere in a continental version of grid battle. Fancy padded suits prove little hindrance to fast moving squads from two sides.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:52:00, No Audio
MOTORBIKE RACE IN ITALY Daring motorbikes brave rough going in a cross-country meet in Rome, Italy. The most courageous riders of the nation compete in a nerve-wracking test of speed and endurance for the Mussolini Cup. The race takes men, mounted on wobbly but powerful steeds, over rocky hillsides, through streams and across perilous obstacles.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
ITALY VERSUS US IN AMATEUR BOXING MATCH Italy V.US - amateur boxers break even in an exciting tourney. In New York, NY Simon and Pures of two nations throw jabs and hooks with accuracy worthy of champs for the lead in a dual meet before a crowd of 8,000.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:17:00, No Audio
HIALEAH TURF CLASSIC HORSE RACE 80 to 1 shot wins sensational race at Hialeah opening in Miami, Florida. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney's 4 year old angry gains a close decision in the Hialeah Turf classic.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:14:00, No Audio
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