JAPANESE ROYALTY VISIT A US NAVAL FLEET US Battle fleet are hosts to Imperial Japanese visitors in San Pedro, California. Prince and Princess Takamatsu are guests for review on the Maryland in their last official act before departing for their homeland. The honeymooners are dined by officers and entertained by sailors.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
CARL LAEMMLE ON THE STEAM LINER EUROPA In New York, NY Carl Laemmle, film chieftan, pledges help to workers. Laemmle returns from Europe on the steam liner Europa, and increases his budget by $1,000,000 to aid the unemployed.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:01:00, No Audio
TOURISTS VIEW MANHATTAN BY BOAT AND BY PLANE In New York, NY the U.S.S. Constitution, once the Queen of the Navy, sails into harbor of the metropolis. The German airplane, "Do-X", the 20th century's mode of travel, floats over Manhattan's skyline to settle in a nearby berth and vie with the Navy ship for favor among the sight-seers, aerial views of 1931 Manhattan.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:45:00, No Audio
DEATH OF SIR THOMAS LIPTON The entire sport world mourns the passing of Sir Thomas Lipton. The death of the most famous yachting figure in history, the gallant Irishman who took thumping defeats gracefully, and who always came back for more in his forty-year quest for the "Ol' mug". The shamrock V, beaten for the America Cup by Harold Vanderbilt's enterprise, remains to posterity as the last boat to carry the green ensign of the immortal sportsman.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
BRITISH ATLANTIC NAVAL SQUADRON A British Atlantic squadron in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. The Rodney, the world's most powerful battleship, at the head of an imperial fleet. Fighters, under the command of Rear Admiral Best, are the first war strength unit seen in West Indian waters in several years prior.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:50:00, No Audio
SUNKEN MAYFLOWER Hope for salvage of the historic Mayflower, sunk at a pier by fire in Philadelphia, PA. A mysterious blaze aboard the former Presidential Yacht, which was rejected by President Hoover after it had served several of his predecessors, destroyed officers' quarters and caused the vessel to founder, bow down, at the Navy Yard.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:40:00, No Audio
MODEL SHIPS FOR WORLD'S FAIR Rush to complete marine models for 1932 World's Fair. In Oakland, California Otto Gradenigo speeds up work on his classic exhibit of ship models for the Chicago World's Fair. Miniature reproductions of famous sailing and power vessels of Sea history, these models are remarkable for accuracy of detail.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:44:00, No Audio
MOTORIZED PONTOONS CARRY ARTILLERY AND CAVALRY Artillerymen test motorized pontoons as a new crossing aid in Doves Cove, Maryland. Guns and trucks moved over Bush River on swift floats in experiments to prove heavier arms can keep up with fast traveling infantry. Avoiding chances for an enemy attack the sixth regiment bridges the stream playing hide and seek with a "smoke screen" laid down by tiny motorboats.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:59:00, No Audio
DEPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS Record group of 450 illegal aliens deported by U.S. from Jersey City, New Jersey. A special train from Seattle, Washington, reaches its eastern terminus, after an overland trip gathering unwanted Red, criminals, and foreigners who had over-stayed their leaves in this country. Guards Hustle them aboard a boat for Ellis Island where they are to await passage on steamers to carry them into permanent exile from America.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:03:00, No Audio
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