Operations of the Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Company. Aerial view of New York City's Manhattan Island, below. Camera focuses on Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station) seen from above, and then at street level. Travelers purchasing tickets for combined transcontinental rail and air travel at a window in the station. Families seeing travelers off at one of the railroad gates. Temporary sign at gate reads "The Airway Limited, second section." View of passengers on rear car of train as it pulls out. The car displays Pennsylvania Railroad logo sign reading "The Airway Limited, Pennsylvania Railroad." Views of Pennsylvania RR passenger train and closeup of locomotive wheels in motion. Animated relief map shows train proceeding from New York, past Columbus, Ohio, to Port Columbus station in Ohio. Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. billroard at the station shows picture of passengers connecting between a train and an airplane. Billboard reads:"Port Columbus, Eastern Transfer Point, Air-rail Service, Coast-to-Coast." Passengers leaving the train and entering the station waiting rooms. Their baggage being weighed (Narrator says 30 pounds is the allowance.) View from terminal roof, of a Ford 5-AT-B, trimotor passenger airplane ready to accept passengers for the next phase of their travel. A logo on fuselage has "TAT" with small ribbon through it reading, "Transcontinetal Air Transport." View of passengers seated inside the aircraft. The plane taxis and takes off from the Port Columbus airport. Ground is snow-covered, but the runway is plowed. Closeup aerial view of the airplane flying over the city of Columbus, Ohio. Distant view of it flying close to the LeVeque Tower skyscraper (a 47-story Art Deco-style building at 50 West Broad Street). Aerial view of the airplane passing the train, continuing westward, from Port Columbus. Views inside passenger cabin of the plane. Animated map show plane heading to Indiannapolis. Officer hands out TAT illustrated map and points out features to passengers.Closeup of map. Aerial view of the airplane on final approach to land at Indiannapolis airport. Clerk at airport typing arrival message on teletype, and company executives reading it at their headquarters. Animated map show plane moving to St.Louis, Missouri. View from air of Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Passengers in cabin. aerial view of the plane on final approach, over snow, to St. Louis. The aircraft taxiing on ramp and parking at terminal building, where passengers enter, under cover of awning-covered walk. Closeup of the aircraft engines. Inserted view of TAT engine overhaul facility, with Charles Lindbergh, the airline's technical adviser, and TAT officials inspecting the operation.
Scenes of fire works. New York city in America. Views of Manhattan skyline and 5th Avenue in New York City. The Third United States World trade fair at the Coliseum on Columbus Circle in New York city. Flags hang on walls in the building. Stalls from various countries around the world like France,Germany,Norway,Italy,India,Venezuela, Japan,Luxembourg and China. Two men ride up on escalator. Men greeted by a Japanese woman at Japanese stall. Japanese woman adjusts flowers kept in a porcelain vase. Japanese Noritake China crockery and furniture on display along with other Japanese merchandise like vase,bowls,scissors. American women check Japanese leather bags made by Matsutaki Company. Bamboo merchandise on display. Silk clothes made by Kanegafuchi spinning company are also on display. 1964-65.
Japanese products on display at the United States World Trade Fair at the Coliseum on Columbus Circle in Manhattan, New York City. A stall displaying Japanese photograph cameras. A microscope by Hitachi company. Japanese photo-flash lamps and radio. A woman sewing cloth on a Brother sewing machine. Approximately in 1964-65.
View of entrance to the Officers' Club at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, DC. Sign reads "Officers' Open Mess." Several retired officers in civilian clothes emerge following a luncheon meeting. Scenes of the club, including a staff car parking at the curb; several women exiting; closeup of sign at doorway; and uniformed officers entering. View of the main gate entrance, from on the base, with cars entering and leaving. Closeup of the sign, reading "United States Air Force, Bolling Air Force Base."
From a U.S. Army training film titled "Hygiene For Women - Protecting Health." Shows two women cleaning a convertible car. Men and women playing a game of lawn tennis in mixed doubles. Various scenes of women working in offices,eating ice creams at shopping malls. Men and women doing twist dance,drink alcohol and smoke in a nightclub. Woman suffers as a result of excessive drinking.
View of Washington D C city. Proprietor of "Fuji art shoppe" in Washington DC, is interviewed by a Japanese man. Proprietor shows around the shop. Articles like plates,vase and other China crockery can be seen. Small gift houses and other gift items made by wood can also be seen. Movies like Gates of Hell,The Magnificent Seven,Ugetsu, Samurai, Rasho-Mon can be viewed in the cinema hall.1964-65