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Will Rogers and Wiley Post take off in their floatplane from Fairbanks, Alaska. The plane later crashed, killing both.

Will Rogers and Wiley Post pose for pictures taken just before boarding Post's self-modified float plane that crashed en route to Point Barrow, Alaska, killing both Rogers and Post. The floatplane takes off from water. Map shows route: Juneau to Dawson, Fairbanks, Alaska; to Anchorage, Alaska and then back to Fairbanks. The words, "Point Barrow" animate on map - line running to Point Barrow, where the plane crashed after an engine failure, while taking off from a lagoon just outside of Point Barrow. Aerial views of the Arctic areas.

Date: 1935, August 15
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota uses a revolver for target practice, guided by sound as a wand taps the bulls eye

Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota fires a revolver at a target in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He is guided by the sound of a wand tapped on the bulls-eye by his youngest son Richard. (Note: This newsreel was released December 23, 1935. Senator Schall was killed by a hit and run driver on December 19, 1935 while he was walking across the Baltimore-Washington Parkway within days of this footage being shot, earlier in December 1935 ).

Date: 1935, December
Duration: 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Information about unidentified airplanes is transmitted in the United States.

A public television program by the U.S. Army entitled 'The Big Picture.' U.S. troops are seen hunkered down and looking through binoculars in a defensive position in Korea, during the Korean War. American soldiers riding atop a Sherman tank on a city street in Germany, during World War II. Ski troops moving across snowy hill in Alaska. U.S. Army amphibious assault training on a beach in Puerto Rico. Army Master Sergeant Stuart Queen, narrator, speaks about America's defense against threat of atomic attack in these times of lukewarm peace. View of mountainous region in Alaska. A cluster of Cup'it Eskimo dwellings is seen on Nunivak Island, in the Bering Sea. Several of the local inhabitants are fishing through holes cut in the ice. Vapor trails are seen from Soviet aircraft flying at high altitude. A sign on a tarpaulin displaying logo of the Army Signal Corps, reads,"Alaska Communication System, Long Distance Commercial Telephone-Telegraph." A tracked vehicle carries a soldier to a facility posting a sign reading, "Alaska Communications System Receiver Station." Several tall antennas loom above the site. The soldier, dressed in arctic gear, steps from the tracked vehicle and walks past several snow shoes, standing upright in the snow, to enter a white wooden building. Inside, a man in civilian clothes works at a battery of telecomunications equipment. He transmits a message about the aircraft sighting, to the Alaska Communication System facility in Fairbanks Alaska (briefly shown) by means of a telegraph key. From there it is relayed to a Signal Corps facility, shown, in Washington, DC. A soldier is seen Inside that facility, in a room filled with computers and telecommunications equipment. A Sergeant handles paper tape messages being sent ant received by teletype. Another soldier plugs connections into a communications switchboard. Next, the camera pans over the entrance to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, in the Pentagon. More views of soldiers attending banks of teletype machines. Animated map displays paths of orders being transmitted to U.S. Air Defense Centers in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, New York, and Atlanta. View from control room, of several U.S. Air Force F-94 Fighter Interceptor aircraft on an airfield ramp. A controller activates a Klaxon horn and pilots on alert, in the Fighter Interceptor Squadron ready room, jump up and scramble to their aircraft. A pair of F-94s taking off. One is number 51-5385. Next, a U.S. Navy F-9 fighter plane is seen taking off from an airfield. It displays tail code AE. It is followed by another F-9 aircraft.

Date: 1954
Duration: 3 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ford promotional film about progress made by Ford in 1934 and prospects for 1935 during Great Depression

Ford promotional film. Man talks about the progress made by Ford in 1934. Views of Ford's Administration Building in United States. Henry Ford in conference with two other men. Reporter talks over prospects for 1935. Henry Ford says, "As far as we're concerned, the Depression is over....we'll build a million cars next year." Interviewer says, "Well that will do a lot to pull the country out of the Depression." Ford answers, "Well maybe we'll do better." Newspaper plant with newspaper printing presses rolling new edition. Views of several processes in printing newspaper. Headlines reads, 'Ford Will Build Million Cars in 1935', 'End of Depression seen in Ford Plant'.

Date: 1935
Duration: 4 min 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Senator Nye announces the Neutrality Act of 1935 in an interview in Washington DC.

United States Senator Nye in Washington DC. U.S. Senator Nye denounces war. As the Chairman of the Munitions Investigating Committee he declares commercial interests want another large European war to serve their greedy interests . He states his belief that adequate neutrality legislation will keep the country at peace. The Neutrality Act of 1935 was signed on August 31, 1935.

Date: 1935, August 26
Duration: 1 min 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Henry Ford with the one millionth V8 Ford Car; view of the two millionth V8 Ford car driving on a road, and Ford Sedans from 1935 and 1936.

Assembly line workers in the Ford River Rouge plant attach Ford car body to car chassis. Henry Ford and his son, Edsel Ford, examine a Ford Model 18, with a V8 engine. Next scene is outdoors, with Edsel Ford seated behind the wheel of the one millionth Ford V8 car, a Deluxe Fordor sedan, which rolled off the line on June 20, 1934. Henry Ford and another company official stand beside the sedan. Next scene shows the two millionth 8 cylinder Ford car driving on the road. Prominent Lettering painted on the car identifies it as the 2 millionth Ford V8, a 1935 model 48 sedan. A line of several more 1935 model 48 sedans follow on the road behind it. Final scene shows Edsel Ford and Henry Ford in a 1936 Ford Deluxe Sedan as it is coming off of the final assembly line.

Date: 1935
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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