Broncobusters in Arcadia, Florida. Broncobusters from Florida ranches take part in a Wild West Thriller. Several women ride horses. A child seated behind a woman rider. Crowd seated in the spectator area. The cowboys break wild horses to saddle and burly steers. Several cowboys fall down.
A review of research and development in guided missiles by the United States Air Force from 1919 to 1948. A civilian technician assembles first pilot-less aerial torpedo at Carlson Field, in Arcadia Florida. A launching track and gear. Technicians work on the missile beneath camouflaged netting. Attempted launching of the missile results in a crash due to track failure. The missile is launched and takes off. First successful launching of the aerial torpedo on October 24, 1919. The missile crashes immediately after the take off. First successful flight on October 2. Aerial view of hangars and airstrips of Wright Field in Ohio during early 1940s.
A review of research and development in guided missiles by the United States Air Force from 1919 to 1948. Interior of a steel mill shows workers performing various duties around an open furnace. The exhaust section of a JB-2, flames erupting from the same. A JB-2 launching. It taxis in a wooded area. A large explosion. The exhaust section of V-2 during launching. The V-2 streaks down towards the earth into a wooded area. Huge explosion resulting. The first guided missile robot torpedo aircraft crashes at Arcadia, Florida. First successful launching of the U.S. aerial guided missile. Exhaust section of JB-2 starting operation attached to a wing of a B-17. The B-17 launching. JB-2 in flight. PQ-8 target aircraft dives towards the slope of a mountain and explodes. An atomic bomb explosion. Atomic cloud formation rises up in the air.
A film titled 'Santa Anita Handicap' shows people buying tickets to witness annually held horse race, Santa Anita Handicap in Arcadia in California. A large number of spectators gather to witness the race. Bay View, a horse, wins the race.
The defending champion of baseball's American League, the Detroit Tigers, practice at spring training in Lakeland Florida, March 1941. Players warm up throwing arms, with pitchers Bobo Newsom (#12) and Schoolboy Rowe (#14) in foreground. Close up of manager Del Baker talking. Player slides into sliding pit. Shots of pitcher Tommy Bridges (#10) warming up; outfielder Barney McCosky (#21) hitting a ball and running to first base; Hall of Fame second baseman Charlie Gehringer (#2), hitting a ball and running to first;, Hall of Fame first baseman Hank Greenberg (#5) posing for the camera with bat; pitcher Newsom warming up; and Greenberg hitting a ball and running to first.
Newsreel clip titled "Cleveland Indians Coming Along Fine at Training Camp" from baseball spring training in 1941. Players come running around corner of wooden fence. Close up of Indians manager Roger Peckinpaugh. Shots of coach talking to players, batters warming up. Close up of outfielder Hal Trosky. Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller hurls curveball at catcher Rollie Hemsley. Close up of Feller pitching. Feller throws fastball at Hemsley.