Baseball newsreel says "Yankees' Submerge Cubs' Pennant Hopes" but footage is of game 2 of 1932 World Series at Yankee Stadium. Wide shots of 50,000 in crowd. Shot of Cubs' Billy Herman leading off game with double. Shot of Yankee pitcher Lefty Gomez throwing. Shots of Cubs Kiki Cuyler reaching first on error and Riggs Stephenson hitting fly ball to score Herman from third base. Shots of Cubs' pitcher Lon Warneke walking Earle Combs in bottom of 1st inning. Closeup of Yankees' Babe Ruth in dugout. Warneke walks Joe Sewell, strikes out Ruth, gives up run-scoring single to Lou Gehrig. Shots of Cubs' Riggs Stephenson hitting double in top of 3rd, scoring on single by Frank Demaree. Shots from Yankees in bottom of third: Ruth walks, goes to second on single by Gehrig; minutes later, Ruth runs home on base hit, followed by Gehrig, who slides into home plate. Shots of Yankee stadium from outfield stands. At end of game, won by Yankees 5-2, fans cross field to exit stadium.
Newsreel clip showing baseball great Babe Ruth exercising indoors during the winter of 1932. Title card says he is demanding $80,000 contract -- he would receive a reported $75,000 instead. Ruth, wearing shorts and sweatshirt, climbs on stationary cycle and begins pedaling as a man rides another cycle beside him. Camera pans down to Ruth's well-known skinny legs. Ruth looks at clock on wall, wipes sweat from his face. Next, Ruth sits in 1930s-style sauna box and takes a sauna with a towel over his head. Other man playfully shoves his head while he is inside the box. Same man later seen wearing boxing gloves and throwing several punches at Ruth's stomach. Ruth takes a few, then delivers a left-handed punch to the head that pushes the much smaller man away.
A display board outside a hair dresser saloon reads 'Hoover and Roosevelt bobs'. In side the shop two portions are flagged with 'Hoover' and 'Roosevelt'. A woman talks on phone. Crowd inside a shop. A coiffure dresses a woman's hairs. Models display Hoover and Roosevelt bobs.
John D Rockefeller Junior sits at a table, with document in hands and speaks on 'Prohibition' in New York. He advocates repeal of the Prohibition on liquor, wine, beer.
Fred A Victor stands with document in hands and speaks on 'Prohibition' in New York. Fred A Victor is the New York State Head of the Anti-Saloon League
The Atlantic Cat Club Competition in New York. Cats in the satin covered basket. Cats including Rosedear, Dresden Cotton Tom, Sir Boss of Khiva and Yum Yum on floor and their reflection on floor. Woman carries a cat on her shoulders, around her neck.
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