"BATTLE HYMN" HERO, COL. HESS VISITS KOREAN CHILDREN Air Force Colonel Dean Hess, the famed "Flying Parson" of World War Two andrnKorea, revisits the hundreds of Korean orphans who are now his wards, after his rescue of them from battle zones and founding of an orphanage. A modern new building is under construction now--to which is pledged his earnings from his book 'Battle Hymn" and the forthcoming U-I film of the same name.
"BLUEBIRD" SPEEDBOAT SINKS - 1955 Lake Mead, Nevada is the scene of a setback to Donald Campbell whose jet-engined speedboat "Bluebird" sinks at the dock after test runs dashing his hopes of attempting to beat the world's speed mark on the water.
Date: October 16, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:00:00, With Audio
"FREE CHINA" ARRIVES IN SAN FRANCISCO - 1955 A Chinese junk, the "Free China" sails under the Golden Gate bridge and into harbor completing a four-month journey from Japan. A crew of 5 Chinese refugees from the communists and an American diplomat who crewed the vessel are all smiles on the dock.
Date: August 8, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:27:00, With Audio
"GEORGE WASHINGTON" SEA TRIALS The A-Sub "George Washington" leaves Groton, Conn., for its first sea trials. The first films at sea of the new craft, America's first fleet ballistic missile submarine, designed to fire the Polaris missile. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
"HORSE NIGHT" AT THE DRIVE-IN "Horse night" at the drive-in. An Enterprising theater manager sets up oats and rye on the rocks and invites the equine crowd in for a special showing of Universal-International's short subject, "Stallions On Parade."
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