LEGS DIAMOND FUNERAL The underworld shuns Legs Diamond's funeral as the church bans rites. In Maspeth, NY the one-time gangster overlord, who escaped the law 23 times and gunmen's bullets on 16 occasions, is buried. The hoodlums who once hearkened to his bidding desert the bier, and pomp and gaudiness are completely missing. A plain wooden box covered with flowers, instead of the customary bronze or silver affair, encases the body. Attended only by the widow and a few sight-seers, the obsequies are performed without the benefit of clergy.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:23:00, No Audio
WOMEN'S HORSE RACING Agua Caliente, Mexico - Ten noted horsewomen, most of whom were in tournaments in principal cities of the country meet in Coronado town plate stake. Vera McGinnis, on Ritter, is first with Peggy Childs, astride Willow Bramble, second, and Mabel Strickland, champion of her sex, third on Daphne Bell. Battle is a scorcher from start to finish.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
MIGRATING GOATS IN HEAT WAVE A record heat wave forces premature grazing migration in Mesquite, New Mexico. Hundreds of goats are driven to early pastures by scorching sun. Little kids are too tender to brave the threat of blistering burns and tents are pitched to protect them until hides toughen enough to stand the desert gaff.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:08:00, No Audio
MOTORBIKE RACE IN ITALY Daring motorbikes brave rough going in a cross-country meet in Rome, Italy. The most courageous riders of the nation compete in a nerve-wracking test of speed and endurance for the Mussolini Cup. The race takes men, mounted on wobbly but powerful steeds, over rocky hillsides, through streams and across perilous obstacles.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
ROYAL WEDDING OF GERMAN PRINCE AND GREEK PRINCESS Colorful wedding rites in Langenburg, Germany mark the union of the Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Princess Margarette of Greece, niece of Prince Christopher. The guests include dowager Queen Marie of Rumania, and other nobles who once were important personages in Europe's monarchies.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
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