CHICAGO CUBS DELUGED WITH TICKET ORDERS - 1932 Chicago Cubs fans deluge the team's business office with hundreds of reservations for series tickets that keep staff busy sorting the mail and collecting checks. Cut to the Cubs playing ball - exactly where these fans want to be while demands for tickets continue to hit the office.
TICKER TAPE PARADE FOR CHICAGO CUBS - 1932 Chicago celebrates the triumph of the National League pennant winners with a massive ticker tape parade. Mayor Anton Cermak leads the ceremonies while the players perch in open automobiles and enjoy the attention as they ride through the Loop District.
DEMOCRATS ARRIVE FOR CHICAGO CONVENTION - 1932 Democratic leaders arrive in Chicago for the 24th party convention and to nominate their presidential candidate for the upcoming elections. Alfred E. Smith, 1928 candidate is one of the first to declare himself for the candidacy.
AIRPLANE CRASH DEMOLISHES CHICAGO HOUSE - 1932 A Chicago two-story brick house still smolders from a fire created when an Air Corpse Reserve airplane crashes causing an explosion. Lieutenants Harry Sandusky and Charles H. Fargo are killed and the twisted remains of the plane outside the building are all thatís left. Fireman POV inside the building looking out at a crowd of onlookers studying the tragedy.
VERTICAL PARKING STRUCTURE - 1932 Chicago, Illinois becomes the site for the first one-of-a-kind vertical parking structure. Cars are driven into cages and lifted up ferris wheel fashion on rotating conveyor belts while a parking attemdant works the controls.
CHICAGO WORLD FAIR EXHIBITION - 1932 AERIALS Gorgeous aerials of the Chicago Exhibition grounds where the 1933 World Fair will be held. Many of the Exhibitions modern and/or futuristic buildings such as the Hall of Science, the Travel and Transportation Unit with it's floating dome, the Adler Planetarium, the Chinese Lama Temple and neo-classic administration building form an incredible lake-front city skyline.
FAMOUS AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE CONTEST - 1932 This montage features famous U.S. buildings named for their beauty and originality by a group of leading architects during a Washington D.C. convention. Topping the list is the Lincoln Memorial. Also featured are the Empire State Building, the Nebraska State Capital, New York's Morgan Library and more.
ALL-AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAM SELECTED - 1932 A montage of Babe Ruth's All-American Board of Baseball selectees interspersed with certificates bestowing the honor upon them. Bill Dickey of the Yankees, Lonnie Warneke of the Chicago Cubs and more smile and play ball.
AL CAPONE ESCORTED TO COURT ON APPEAL - 1932 Notorious gangster Al Capone is escorted from the U.S. penitentiary to court where his attorneys will argue before federal judge E.M. Underwood for his release from prison claming he was convicted after the statute of limitations had run.
SHANTY TOWN IN CHICAGO In Chicago, Illinois the "Jungle" colonized in the heart of city. The homeless use makeshift houses for homes. Some live in cars or use what they find to make shelter. One man gives another a haircut.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
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