QUADRUPLET GIRLS ARE BORN The four infant Badgett quadruplets- Joan, Jeraldine, Jennette and Joyce- who astounded the medical world with their arrival, pose for their first pictures. Their father, W. B. Badgett, is also "doing fine!"
Date: February 1, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:22:00, No Audio
COUPLE MAKE OWN AUTO FOR $50 A home-made auto built from odds and ends! A couple from Colorado made the "Planobile" with a motorcycle engine and wheelbarrow tires. It goes 50 miles on a gallon and hits 80 M.P.H.
Date: November 8, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:38:00, No Audio
ART GOES "BACK" TO NATURE Painting likenesses of pretty girls on their backs is the latest fad in the art world! And amazing things can be done with the idea. Two people painted on a woman's shoulder blades kiss when she squeezes them together.
ENGINEER PLAYS WITH FIRE & DOESN'T GET BURNED George Stern, a research engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Mines demonstrates a cool party trick with the new liquid he discovered that flames brightly but doesn't burn the skin. Fingers, hands and even a hat are set on fire with no ill results.
RESTAURANT OWNER TAKES PUNCHES The sign in front of Swede's Place cafe says "Where you take a punch on the house". The owner of the restaurant shows his stomach which is ready for punches. Customers line up in front of Swede's Place to give the owner a punch in the stomach before they head in to eat.
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