CHARLIE CHAPLIN GREETS FANS - 1930S A young and handsome Charlie Chaplin sans trademark baggy pants and toothbrush mustache smiles warmly and waves with his hat to fans greeting him as he comes out of a train.
IRISH PLAYWRIGHT GEORGE BERNARD SHAW PREPARS FOR WORK Irish playwright and novelist George Bernard Shaw prepares to work as he pulls out a typewriter and begins to load paper into it. The England-based playwright has the unique honor of being awarded both a Nobel Prize for literature in 1925 and an Oscar in 1938 for his adapted screenplay Pygmalion.
G.K. CHESTERTON HOLDS COURT - 1930S Influential English author Gilbert Keith (G.K.) Chesterton talks to a large crowd gathered around him holding his trademark canesword. Mr. Chesterton was sometimes called "The Prince of Paradox" for his writing style and was good friends with Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.
ENGLISH PHILOSOPHER C.E.M. JOAD IN HIS LIBRARY English philosopher and broadcast personality C.E.M. Joad quietly enjoys a pipe and reads in his library. Several of the author's publications are shown including his book
"God and Evil". Joad did much to popularize philosophy and was famous for his appearance on the BBC program "The Brains Trust".
ENGLISH ACTOR ANTHONY QUAYLE DISEMBARKS FROM CRUISE - 1930S English actor Anthony Quayle accompanies two women as they walk across the deck of a cruise ship. The handsome young actor stops briefly to flash a white smile and greet the media before disembarking from the ship which is part of the Cunard White Star Line.
1930S RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC Model A Fords and other vehicles crowding a busy highway are proof that even the 1930s were not immune to rush hour traffic and traffic jams as cars and trucks back up as far as the eye can see while a traffic cop directs traffic.
BATHING BEAUTIES - 1930S Young men and women crowd together at a local beach and frolic in shallow waters offshore while a line of young beauties proudly march in their swimsuits. A shapely young woman on the pier models a stylish beach cover-up of white vest with black buttons, matching swimsuit, black skirt and wide brimmed polka dot hat.
1930S BIG BAND PLAYS LIGHT JAZZ A conductor directs a 1930s big band orchestra as they create a light jazz tune blending various horns and violins that are joined by a mariba to create an upbeat sound. The smiling mariba player's mallets dance across the keyboard in a display of skill and ease.
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