EVERYONE DOES THE TWIST People of all ages take part in a 1950s Twist dance contest. The twist craze catches on and now everyone from secretaries to traffic cops can't help shaking their hips, even during work
Date: 1950s - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, No Audio
N.Y.C. POSTAL WORKERS PROTEST LAY-OFFS More than 1,500 postal workers accompanied by their wives and children march up Broadway and assemble at the General Post Office to protest mail carrier lay-offs.
MAILMAN ON HIS ROUTE In a small town a mailman gets in his car, backs out of a parking space and drives off. Nice shot of car moving on street with attractive houses. More shots of the car, now on country roads. The mailman stops at a roadside mailbox and delivers mail. He turns off onto a side road.
COWBOYS RUN FROM MAILMAN Two cowboys and a girl exit a shack and hop down the porch. The cowboys try to hide from a mailman. The chubby sidekick reads a letter, revealing they've been discharged from the navy. The cowboys laugh shake hands. Pan up from water to cowboy pouring chocolates into girl's hands.
RURAL POSTAL TRANSACTION A mailman makes his rounds on a rural route. POV shot from inside a car shows him slowing in front of a mailbox with its flag up. Two women walk towards the car. Mailman hands one of the women her mail and she gives him a package, which he weighs, leaning through the car's window. She hands him money from a purse and he drives off, transaction completed. She waves.
LEAVING MAIL AT SICK BOY'S HOUSE At the front door of a house a woman and a mailman exchange greetings. Various shots of a recuperating boy at home. He waves to the mailman, opens a letter his mother hands him. Narrator notes, Everyday he waits for his friend, the mailman.
AIR MAIL FIASCO In 1934 air mail changes from being delivered by commercial planes to Army planes. Footage of a mailman, the Federal Post Office Building, a commercial plane, mail being unloaded from plane, Postmaster General signs order to make change, veteran planes fly day and night, a spotlight guides a plane flying at nigh
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