Formation of Negro soldiers performs series of complicated drills "by the numbers" under instructions of drill sergeant. Soldiers march down the street and do silent partial marches to the rear. A young boy in shorts, wearing a british army jacket marches beside them.. A small black dog is shown.
12th Annual Communion Breakfast Mass of the Motion Picture Industry in New York City. Exterior of the St. Patrick's Cathedral. Auxiliary Bishop Joseph F. Flannelly presides over the religious ceremony. Cathedral is filled with worshipers. Afterwards,700 participants, from the Motion Picture Industry, proceed to the Waldorf Astoria Hotel for the Communion Breakfast. New York's Lt. Governor, Malcolm Wilson, speaks to the gathering. Among those seen are: John O'Conner, of Universal Pictures, attending with his daughter, Mrs. James Vaughn; Actress Thelm Ritter, and her husband; and Monsignor George Kelly,the featured speaker. Also seen were humorist, Harry Hirshfield; Charles Aliquot of the French press and Martin Frigley,Jr.
Many taxi cabs travel past Grand Central Terminal along Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, New York City, United States. Scene North of Grand Central with cars heading North on Park Avenue and flags of the Waldorf Astoria hotel visible at East side of street. Clear view of the Chrysler Building.
Negro soldiers of U.S. Army parade along a street in Astoria, New York during World War II. Negro soldiers and WACs (Women's Army Corps) parade.
Negro soldiers of U.S. Army train in Astoria, New York during World War II. Negro soldiers during a bayonet drill. The soldiers run across a ditch during the training.
Negro soldiers of the U.S. Army undergo a training in Astoria, New York during World War II. Negro pilots walk toward airplanes parked on an airfield. The airplanes take off. A Negro pilot in a cockpit. A formation of airplanes. U.S. Army half tracks advance across a field and fire as they go. Negro soldiers crawl and run during the combat training.