OLD AND NEW FASHIONS SHOWN Yesterday and today--charmingly shown in quaint lace styles of early beauties and models of 1939. Gardens on parade at the World's Fair is the scene of this drama where "Grandma" makes a come-back.
COBB BREAKS RECORD IN AUTO RUN John Cobb, daring British racing driver, pilots his Railton "Red Lion" at 368 M.P.H. on the Salt Flats of Utah, a new World's record. Previously, he made 369 M.P.H., but motor trouble prevented a return run and a record.
CANADA DECLARES WAR ON NAZIS The Dominion Parliament of Canada convenes for an epochal session and declares a state of war with Germany, preparing to aid Great Britain in the new World War. By the thousands loyal Canadians rush to enlist The Seaforth Highlanders of Vancouver sign up many and put them through intensive drilling.
WARSAW RESISTS NAZI THRUST ON THE EASTERN FRONT In the midst of unrelenting bombings by seige guns and planes, Polish defenders speedily remove wounded soldiers from battlefields and wrecked buildings, preparing for a final stand. Nurses serve food to the wounded soldiers.rn
COBB DOES 352 M.P.H. IN RUN Thrilling scenes as John Cobb, noted British racing driver, pilots his amazing "turtle" racer across the Salt Flats of Utah at sensational speeds, nearly equalling the world's mark of Captain Eyston.
PHOTOGRAPHY IS 100 YRS. OLD Colorful scenes at the World's Fair in New York as the centennial of the camera is celebrated. A picture of the French Ambassador is taken with an early Daguerre-type camera to be transmitted by radio to France.rn
NIELS BUKH GYM TEAM SHOWS SKILL The famous Niels Bukh School of Gymnastics, from Denmark, shows its form, individual and collective, aboard the S.S. New York as it brings them to the N.Y. World's Fair.
BRITISH RULERS END U.S. TOUR At Mount Vernon, King George lays a wreath at the tomb of George Washington. Later, with Queen Elizabeth he pays tribute to the tomb of the unknown soldier at Arlington Cemetery. With 3,000,000 people cheering the monarchs the royal couple arrives at the World's Fair in New York. A visit with the Roosevelts in Hyde Park, N.Y. at the President's estate brings an end to the royal tour.
IRON LUNG YOUTH BOARDED ON A SHIP Fred B. Snite, Jr., a paralysis victim, whose fight for life thrilled the World, is boarded onto a ship in his special mechanical respirator. The respirator is on an ambulance that is lifted onto the ship. When it arrives it starts for the Shrine at Lourdes, where the victim hopes to be cured by the healing waters.
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