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People gather to watch the Epstein's huge stone statue of Adam in Blackpool, England.

The Epstein's huge stone statue of Adam in Blackpool, England. People gather inside a building. The statue of Adam in the building. People looking at the statue and discussing. Officials standing around the statue.

Date: 1939, July 26
Duration: 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Crowds and American soldiers talk to English girls at Blackpool front in Lancashire, England.

Crowds at Blackpool front, a seaside town in Lancashire, England. The front of the Blackpool front. A sidewalk with soldiers pass in the foreground. Allied soldiers with girls in uniform getting off a horse carriage. American and British uniformed men and passers walk along a road showing atmosphere of any typical seaside town. American soldiers talk to English girls. The crowds walk in front. American soldiers and English girls drink at a stall.

Date: 1944, June
Duration: 3 min 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A large number of Britishers participate in a 100 mile walking race from Blackpool to Manchester in England.

A 100 mile walking race from Blackpool to Manchester in England. A large number of Britishers participate in the race. Men walk for the race. People gather along the sides of a street. The winner, 43 years old Vie Stone, is awarded by an official.

Date: 1954, July 30
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British and American troops practice amphibious assaults at a beach near Dartmouth, England

Allied troops practice amphibious landing at Blackpool Sands, a beach near Dartmouth, Devon, England during World War II. Smoke on the beach. Landing Craft Vehicles (LCVs) beached at the coast. British and American soldiers on the beach. Allied officers watch amphibious landing practice. A radio operator with equipment. A loud speaker system is dug in on the beach as the operator observes the advancing troops. American soldiers with helmets and packs pour out of LCV boats and advance across the beach. Some soldiers hit the ground as shells explode near the beach. The soldiers advance on the beach. They crawl.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 52 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American troops practice amphibious assault landings near Dartmouth, England, during World War II.

Allied troops practice amphibious landings at Blackpool Sands beach, close to Slapton Sands, near Dartmouth, England, during World War 2. Landing craft underway at sea head beachwards. The craft arrive at the beach and American soldiers debark. Another group of landing craft arrive at the beach. U.S. troops near the landing craft. Ships underway at sea.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes of New York City buildings in 1939, and of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair

From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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