Contemporary suburban homes in the United States. Probably California or Florida. A lemon tree in front of a house. A woman comes out of the house. A man outside his house. A women walks with an umbrella. Various typical workers homes and garden in front of the houses. A car driven out of a garage from underneath a modern suburban home. A man gets into his car in front of the garage of his house. Girls ride bicycles along suburban streets.
The film 'The Cape 1963' about missile launches in California, United States. The launch of bumper No. 8 a German V-2/WAC Corporal on July 24th 1950. Two United States Air Force Convair F-106As Delta Dart in flight. Aerial view of launch complexes. Titan II missile is launched. The missile explodes. A huge ball of fire in the air. The launch of Titan II. A tracking camera in operation. The footage from the camera mounted on second stage Titan II shows the first stage separation. The tracking stations down Atlantic missile range. USS HH Arnold missile tracking ship at sea. A re-entry vehicle re entering the atmosphere. Aerial view of United States Air Force Lockheed JC-130B Hercules equipped with a trapeze structure snatching an Aero kite balloon suspended from a ship. A sign on a building at Vandenberg Air Force Base reads 'Air Force Missile Test Center'. A personnel in the EDP room at the main console and checks a magnetic tape. A manual on a desk. Gemini missile being lowered inside a building. Several personnels watch. Lt. Colonel John G. Albert Chief of the Gemini Launch division, 6555th Aerospace Test Wing at the entering gate. A blockhouse in the background. Colonel Albert checks Titan II. He is at the launch control in the blockhouse.
A female Air Force service member walks up to a IBM Card Sorter with a stack of punch cards. She loads the card sorting machine and presses the start button. Early computing punch cards fall into various slots. She transcribes information from these cards and hands forms to officer at a desk. Sergeant sitting at desk, talks to an Airman. View of U.S. Capitol building and Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Tourists look at Lincoln statue in LIncoln Memorial. View of National Mall and reflecting pool. Man takes picture of woman with Washington Monument in the background. View of the Jefferson Memorial, and then across the river in Arlington Virginia, a view of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Airman stands in front of church. Close up views of 1953 license plates on cars from various states including California, Wyoming, Iowa, Texas, Tennessee, and the Canal Zone. View of various embassy buildings in Washington DC. View of the White House. Large crowd of visitors walk down the North entrance drive in front of the White House. U.S. military servicemen riding in a bus. Bus stops at drop off area in front of Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, in Alexandria, Virginia. Sign board reads "Mount Vernon Home of George Washington." Service members touring on grounds of Mount Vernon, and exterior views of front of main house at Mount Vernon, with service members seated on chair on porch, and looking out at the scenic Potomac River from the porch. View of information center building at Bolling Air Force Base, and a woman inside giving information on sight-seeing to service members. Military service members standing outside the entrance at the base of the Washington Monument. Wide view of Supreme Court building. Another sign board reads "National Zoological Park" in front of the National Zoo. Tourists view a giraffe inside the Washington Zoo. 1950s car drives through shallow water cascading over road in Rock Creek Parkway area. Elevated view of a parade in Washington DC as military units pass in review.
The Chicago Cubs run onto the field during spring training for the 1950 baseball season. Mountains and tall trees visible in background. General manager Wid Matthews and manager Frankie Frisch confer. Cubs players pose for the camera. Several players warm up throwing arms, including #17 Bob Rush and #53 Johnny Schmitz. More players pose for camera; in shot with three players, man on the left is Hank Sauer, who would win the 1952 National League MVP for the Cubs. Cubs players take practice swings, including outfielders Andy Pafko (#48) and Bill Serena (#6).
Players on St. Louis Browns charge onto the field at baseball spring training, March 1950. Close up of manager Zack Taylor. Shots of pitchers warming up: #28 Dick Starr, #30 Bill Kennedy, #23 Cliff Fannin. Shot of catchers Les Moss (L) and Sherm Lollar putting on face masks. Pitcher Ed Albrecht throws. Hank Arft swings at pitch. Unknown player takes swing. Long shot of field from behind home plate. (Note: There is no indication where this footage was shot but the Browns trained in Burbank California that year.)
Chicago White Sox get ready for the baseball season, March 1950. Players warm up throwing arms. Manager Jack Onslow, second from right, confers with coaches. Pitchers Bill Wight and Bob Kuzava chat. Players practice sliding in sliding pit, send sawdust flying. Hall of Fame shortstop Luke Appling (#4) clowns for the camera with an oversize mitt. Pitcher Billy Pierce (#19) throws batting practice. Hall of Fame second baseman Nellie Fox (#26) swings at a pitch. Slugger Gus Zernial (#6) takes a swing. (Note: There is no indication where the film was shot but the White Sox trained that year in Pasadena California.)