CIVIL PLANES GROUNDED IN DEFENSE ALERT The largest air defense maneuvers ever held in the Western world have all civilian aircraft grounded for a 12-hour period. From Los Angeles International to Idlewild airports are strangely silent as nearly 3,000 flights, involving tens of thousands of passengers, are canceled for the joint U.S.-Canadian defense test. Eighteen hundred fighters make more than 6,000 sorties in repelling "enemy bombers."
MINIATURE BOOK LIBRARY A Brookline, Massachusetts man owns the largest collection of the world's tiniest books in existence. The miniature size of the 6,000 books is emphasized by how many will fit into a mere teaspoon and a wine glass. Now that's light reading.
FRANCE'S COLONIAL EXPOSITION Retiring president Gaston Doumergue opens a great $16,000,000. colonial exposition in
Vincennes, France. The expo welcomes nations of the world to exhibit in a lavishly decorated auditorium, one of most gorgeous buildings in the entire fair. The chief executive is attended by the new president-elect, Paul Doumer. Together they greet Bao Dai, emporer of Annam, French Indo-China.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE 26,000 marchers, including tottering veterans of the Civil War, parade up Riverside Drive in a stirring Memorial Day tribute to fallen heroes. Hundreds of thousands witness the impressive review as it passes by Grant\'s Tomb.
WWI GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR - HD After the Battle of St. Mihiel, American forces capture 16,000 German prisoners of war. A group of German POWs march toward an American base. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
X-2 ALTITUDE RECORD SET - HD Pilot Ivan C. Kinchloe sets a new altitude record while flying the experimental Bell X-2 rocket powered airplane. After the X-2 is launched from a B-50 mothership, Kinchloe flies over Edwards Airforce Base at 126,000 ft. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: September 7, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:48:00, With Audio
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT STRIKE IS OVER In the early morning hours of the 13th day the New York City transit strike has ended. Mayor John Lindsay announces the agreement to end the transit strike. 6,000 buses are back on the streets and more than 270 miles of subway rails are ringing once more. New York City's skyline by day and by night. An exterior of City Hall.
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