AMERICANS FLEE THE WAR ZONE The stream of Americans fleeing from war-stricken Europe swells to a flood. The S.S. Manhattan arrives after a hurried trip, its capacity taxed by extra passengers. Postmaster General Farley is among those landing.
PANAMA DEFENSES REINFORCED In the face of world conflict, the United States rushes men and guns to the vital Panama canal zone, to prevent attack in case of war. An entire anti-aircraft battery embarks from San Francisco on the transport ship, Chateau Thierry.
U-BOAT VICTIMS ARRIVE IN N.Y. 32 members of the torpedoed British freighter, S.S. Blairlogie, sunk by a Nazi submarine, arrive in New York on the S.S. American Shipper, which rescued them. Hundreds of Americans arrive home on the S.S. President Washington.
25 DEAD TAKEN FROM SQUALUS 113 days after foundering, the ill-fated submarine Squalus is hauled into drydock in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The bodies of those trapped in the disaster are removed from the water-filled hull, as Navy officials plan to refit the boat for service.
MARLENE DIETRICH BACK IN U.S. The noted film star, Marlene Dietrich arrives on the Queen Mary after a visit in Europe, ready to begin production of the Universal thriller, "Destry Rides Again." She poses for pictures - glamorous as ever
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.
KIDS UNDERWATER AND SPEEDBOAT RECORD BROKEN These tiny youngsters, ranging
from 3 to 10 years, demonstrate amazing undersea agility. They even "rescue" their instructor. Great underwater shots. In Miami, Florida, sensational speed trials on Biscayne Bay. S. Mortimer Auerbach sends his Emancipator 7 whizzing over a watery course and breaks five previous world's records before motor trouble forces him to quit.
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.
ROBOT LIFE-SAVING DEVICE TESTED In Salada Beach, California, an electrical "Robot" boat is tested. The device that carries rescue equipment to stricken vessels, undergoes severe tests by its inventors. It is controlled by wire from the shore.
SPEED BOATS IN RACING CLASSIC In Miami, Florida sleek hydroplanes get away to fast starts in the annual Biscayne Bay Regatta. It's a thrilling sight as the bouncy skip-jacks zoom and turn on the watery course, with Frank Driggers driving Dolphin III to victory.
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