Author Franz Werfel at work in Beverly Hills, California. Franz Werfel works at his desk. He smokes a cigarette. Werfel writes on a paper.
German expatriate author Thomas Mann in Beverly Hills, California. Mann seated and reading in his library.
Kenneth Young kidnapped from his residence in Beverly Hills, California. The house in Beverly Hills. Exterior of the house from where 11 year old Kenneth Young was kidnapped. The ladder which was used by the kidnapper. A burglar alarm at the entrance of the house. His father says that he paid a quarter million dollars ransom to get the boy back safely. Media people run for an interview. Kenneth Young looks out from a window of the house.
Pedestrians on street. Aerial view of houses. Hills above Hollywood, without the sign (presumably being replaced 1949-50). A sign reads 'Paramount Pictures'. People stand in front of its gate. Two women walk along sidewalk in Beverly Hills. Views of some homes in Beverly Hills.
Heublein rare wine auction in the United States. A man opens a wine bottle. Another person swirls and tastes a white wine. Cars on a road. A sign by the side of the road reads 'Beverly Hills'.Courtyard of hotel. Rolls Royce automobile parked. Sign identifies the "Beverly Wilshire." Large sign inside the hall reads: "The Heublein Premier National Auction of Rare Wines (Fifteenth Anniversary)." Tables laden with wine bottles and glasses. Crowd mills about and tastes the various wines. A man sips a glass of wine and speaks about the relationship between markets for California and European wines. A man dressed in 18th century costume holds up a bottles of wine while auctioneer elicits bids. Participants bid by holding up their identification numbers.
June Allyson is named top actress of the year in Woman's Home Companion Poll. She receives an award at Beverly Hills in California. Several men and women seated at the table for the award ceremony. Flowers are placed in front of them on the table. People clap when June Allyson receives the award.