Canine blue bloods, vying for honors at a "Debutante Dogs of 1939", take part in a dog show with their masters, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dogs dressed in brilliant costumes. People with their pets. DP Wilson with his Scottish deer hounds win first prize at the dog show.
The U.S. Navy survey ship USS Bear (AG-29) departing Boston, Massachusetts. Dogs and men aboard the ship at a dock in Boston. As well-wishers wave from the pier, the USS Bear gets underway with members of the United States Antarctic Service Expedition (AKA Admiral Byrd’s third Antarctic Expedition) aboard.
The Antarctic Expedition crew at a pier in Boston, Massachusetts. United States Navy Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd's snowmobile heads for the pier. Men standing on the snowmobile. Rear Admiral Byrd meets up with the people and dogs boarding the expedition's Antarctic freighter.
Frozen sailboats in Boston, Massachusetts. Frozen sailboats at a port. Frozen parts of ship. Men chop off ice from deck and rigging of sailboats.
A young woman opens ribbon and unwraps a gift package containing a vinyl RCA long playing record album disc of Romeo and Juliet. View she places the vinyl record on her phonograph turntable and starts playback. A film titled ' The sound and the story' shows the sound recording procedure at the Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. View of woman studying cover jacket of her new record album. Exterior view of Symphony Hall building in Boston Massachusetts in the mid 1950s. Interio view of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, circa 1956, in rehearsal under the baton of Music Director Charles Munch. The orchestra plays as a sound engineer of RCA (Radio Corporation of America) sits at a control panel. Close up view of meters on the recording console. Music being played is recorded on magnetic tapes. Close up view of reel to reel recording tape running on recording machine. Views of Maestro Munch, and various sections of the orchestra while they play. Stereophonic or stereo recording equipment configuration is shown. View of two early home stereo speakers. After the recording, Maestro Munch, smoking a cigarette, sits with the recording engineer and listens to the recording. Close up view of a RCA vinyl record spinning on a phonograph turntable.
Boston Fish Pier at the coast of Boston, Massachusetts. Buildings at Boston Fish Pier. Flag of United States flies above the Fish Pier building. The views are as seen from aboard a vessel approaching the Boston Fish Pier through the harbor.