BOURDET & BERNSTEIN SWORD DUEL Dueling is more than just a sport in Paris, when French theatrical producer Edouard Bourdet is wounded by veteran playwright Henri Bernstein during a real-life swordfight after the two men got into an argument over a play. The hand held action is captured by journalists as the men fight.
CZECHOSLOVAKIA PREPARES FOR WAR Czechoslovakia's armed forces prepare for possible German invasion after Hitler demands annexation with the country's Sudetenland region. Casualties begin to find their way into hospitals as young men are injured in skirmishes leading up to overall resistance.
CHINA AT WAR WITH JAPAN Montage of the Second Sino-Japanese war includes Chinese nurses patching up soldiers,
young women lining up to enlist for their country, Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek enjoying a rare moment of peace amidst war and young men marching off to war and practicing the art of camouflage.
NYC "BOWL OF RICE" FUNDRAISING DINNER Millions attend "Bowl of Rice" fundraising parties held in 2,000 cities across the U.S. to raise funds for the war relief in China. In New York's China Town guests eat with chopsticks and enjoy a wide variety of entertainments including skilled acrobats, daring jugglers and more.
NORTHWEST TERRITORY 150TH ANNIVERSARY The Northwest Territory "Sesqui" celebration kicks off with the arrival of pioneers in a flatboat to the shores of Marietta, Ohio. A group of young men re-enact the 1788 journey from New England to Ohio's first permanent settlement.
ARCHBISHOP LEADS EASTER BLESSING The Greek Catholic Church celebrates Easter in Astoria, New York. More than 5,000 people line two blocks of 30th Drive as Archbishop Athenagoras blesses the congregation.
CHICAGO TICKER TAPE PARADE FOR HOWARD HUGHES Howard Hughes and his four-man crew arrive n Chicago, Illinois where they are enthusiastically greeted by the media and fans. The city then throws the men a ticker-tape parade to celebrate their new round-the-world flight record of 3 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes.
Date: July 30, 1938 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:30:00, No Audio
ROBERT WADLOW CELEBRATES TALL BIRTHDAY Robert Wadlow of Alton, Illinois celebrates his 20th birthday with his family in a big way. Robert stands a startling 8 feet, 8 1/2 inches tall and is still growing and well on his way to fame as the tallest man in the world.
DANCING PROCESSION OF ECHTERNACH In a unique ceremony dating back to the Black Plague men, women and children dance through the streets of Echternach, Luxembourg to the tomb of St. Willibrord whom the ritual honors.
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