U.S. open tennis tournament in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Men's doubles finals where Adrian Quist- John Bromwich take on Hopman-Crawford. Quist and Bromwich win the title. The duo being presented with the trophies. Women's doubles finals where the pair of Alice Marble and Sarah Palfrey Fabyan win the title.
U.S. Women's National Amateur Golf Championship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Women score holes as they strive to win the championship. A large audience looks on. People cross over a bridge to move to the other part of the golf course. Virginia Van Vie wins the title for a third time, defeating Dorothy Traung. Virginia Van Vie being presented the winning trophy.
Camera from hilltop, pans over an outdoor corral and collection of buildings (some quonset style) at U.S. Marine Corps Camp Pendleton, California. In the middle background, what appears to be a firing range, can be seen. Other buildings sit atop hills in the far background. Scene shifts to close view of a chestnut mare, in a private stable. A sign on the gate reads "Reckless." The mare wears a blanket displaying a staff sergeant's stripes and service ribbons. The words "Sgt. Reckless 1st Mar. Div." also appear on it. Sgt. Reckless is contentedly eating from a trough of hay set up in the pen. Closeup of her horse blanket. (Note: Sgt. Reckless is seen here in retirement. She was bought by U.S. Marines in Korea, in 1952, during the Korean war, and trained to be a pack horse for the Recoilless Rifle Platoon, Anti-Tank Company, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Her decorations include: Purple Heart w/ 1 award star; Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ 1 service star; Navy Unit Commendation; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal w/ 3 bronze service stars; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; United Nations Korea Medal; and French Fourragère. Sergeant Reckless died in 1968.)
Scenic view of Paris in spring. A view of Eiffel Tower from outskirts of Paris, France. Flowers in the foreground. Chestnut trees in front of The Louvre museum. A bridge over the stream. Chestnut trees in blossom in Bois de Boulogne. Traffic on the road. Cars go for races to Auteuil or Longchamps.
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.
Technicians and members in the laboratories and offices of WADC, Dayton, Ohio, United States. Aerial view of approach to Wright Air Development Center (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base), includuing view of Wright Memorial on Wright Brothers Hill. Low altituide aerial view of Aero Medical Laboratory, wind tunnel area, static structural tent building and the main flight line area. Hand holding book entitled, "Wright Air Development Center" (WADC). Hands open book-on first page is: "Mission of WADC". Interior, laboratory research building at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), airmen push rack down test area and into vault. Exterior view in Cambridge Massachusetts of the MIT Great Dome and Building 10 seen from Killian Court, with text engraving seen on building frieze: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Two members of the Institute walk down steps of Building 10. Two technicians working in office building. Supersonic propeller undergoing test on large test stand. Superimposed over this picture are the words: Research And Development. Supersonic propeller undergoing tests. Two technicians at control panel of the test stand. USAF B-50 Superfortress aircraft in flight. Engine starting on B-50 in flight-plane equipped with special deicing equipment. B-50 in flight showing special test and research instruments and operator.