WORLD'S BIGGEST DOG - 1930 This Irish Wolfhound is the world's biggest dog weighing 175 pounds and standing 7 feet tall as he towers over his master. His huge size is even more apparent when the family toddler walks underneath the massive canine.
PUPPY GETS AN X-RAY - 1930 A group of young children bring their puppies to a San Francisco animal hospital where they receive medical checkups including x-rays. The kids wear protective goggles and help the doctor during the procedure.
FIREHOUSE DOG ON PLAYGROUND - 1930 California firehouse dog Goggles has as much fun as the kids playing games and going down the slide with them. Later, the clever pooch does an amazing stunt as he goes down the slide then jumps onto a primitive skateboard and coasts away.
AUTO & TRAIN COLLISION DEMO - 1930 An automobile races against a train before both try to turn and collide together with disastrous results. Pan left to . . . a group of kids and adults who've just put on an amusing demonstration of train safety using realistic models.
MONKEYS COMPETE IN AIR DERBY - 1930 There was plenty of monkey business at the International Coconut Balloon Derby in Venice, California piloted by monkeys who take off soaring high above the buildings. One little guy does his Curious George imitation as he hangs on a rope trailing from one of the balloons.
Date: September 25, 1930 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:01:00, No Audio
CUSTOMIZED CAR-PLANE COMBO - 1955 Leland Brian demonstrates his customized car-plane. He drives it on the road then attaches wings at the airport that allow him to take to the skies - no traffic jam too big for this vehicle to get around.
MOVING DAY FOR ONTARIO TOWN - 1955 It's moving day for an entire town as huge machinery is used to move the homes and buildings of Iroquois, Ontario out of the path planned for the St. Lawrence Seaway. The townspeople seem to enjoy the adventure too.
THE AMAZING MOBILE HOTEL - 1955 In Austria, a traveling hotel lets one take the guests with it. Panels on a trailer pulled by a bus fold out with room for sleeping quarters, bathroom facilities and an improptu cafe where one can dine outdoors. It's for high living on the road anyplace there's room to park.
THE NEW BALLOON-O-PLANE - 1955 The “Flying Mattress,” or "Balloon-o-plane" as its inventor prefers to call it is is revealed – Britain’s bid for the airborne flivver trade. A giant inflated wing lifts the ungainly craft, which is powered by a light engine. Okay till one gets a puncture.
GIANT CROCHET HOOK - 1955 The world's biggest crochet hook is demonstrated by its proud German owner who uses it to make rugs. However, it takes up so much space she has to use it out doors even though it blocks traffic. And forget about dropping a stitch.
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