WORLD'S FAIR AQUACADE OPENS Beautiful "aquabelles" and striking formation swimming in Billy Rose's colorful Aquacade on Fountain Lake draws throngs of spectators as the pageant opens at the New York World's Fair.
DIVERS SHOW FORM AT N.Y. WORLD'S FAIR The nation\'s outstanding high-board divers display the form that made them famous at the New York World\'s Fair Aquacade. Spectacular dives in championship style, and a bit of comedy \"aquabatics\". Great slow motion shots.
PRIZE U.S. SHOW DOGS Champion blue-bloods of the canine world parade before 50,000 thrilled spectators and fanciers in the Morris and Essex dog show in Madison, New Jersey. \"My Own Brucie,\" prize cocker spaniel, takes top honors
AL SMITH VISITS GOLDEN GATE WORLD'S FAIR The former Governor of New York, Al Smith, and his wife, celebrate a wedding anniversary by taking in the scenic exhibits and views of the Golden Gate Exposition in a handsome cab.
AIR RAID DEFENSES TRIED OUT Evidence of British efforts to speed conscription and other defensive measures is seen in a parade of newly organized reservists. In Glasgow, Scotland, fire fighting crews stage air raid precaution drills.
BASEBALL OPENER YANKEES VERSUS RED SOX Baseball's opening game is played. The World Champions, the New York Yankees, defeat the Boston Red Sox 2 to 0 and start after another pennant. Babe Ruth is on hand to watch the opener. Nice close ups of balls and bats. Managers Joe McCarthy and Joe Cronin are featured.
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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