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U.S. Marines make amphibious landings in Dikili, Turkey, as part of NATO exercise "Keystone."

NATO Naval maneuvers involving forces from Turkey, Greece, Italy, Great Britain, and Canada, with U.S. Naval and air units, in the Mediterranean area. American Lieutenant General Paul Kendall, Commander of Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe, and Admiral William Fechteler, USN, Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Southern Europe, are seen with Turkish and Greek Commanders. They observe part of "Exercise Keystone," in which U.S. Marines make amphibious landings. U.S. marines (umpires, with white bands on their caps) hold up a large display showing disposition of naval forces engaged in the exercise. Brief view from hill, of landing craft heading toward the beach. Turkish and Greek planes fly low over the beachhead. U.S. Marines hit the beach in landing craft (Higgins Boats) from the U.S. Navy Attack Transports, USS Randall (APA-224) and USS Sarasota (APA-204). Some marines must wade ashore. U.S. Navy Landing Ship Utility LSU-971, is seen close to the beach. A dozer tank equipped with flotation gear is discharged from a landing craft onto the beach. Closeup of tank tracks in motion. Marine manning weapon in turret of the tank.The U.S. Marines fortify their positions before advancing inland. Closeup of tank plowing through sand. Observers watching in background. A DUKW amphibious landing craft drives ashore. Marines move inland and begin establishing defenses. Turkish infantry are seen charging across the area (possibly playing role of "enemy."

Date: 1954, October 22
Duration: 3 min 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Part of a film entitled: "Celebration of American Thanksgiving Day." Young woman living away from family receives letter from them describing their Thanksgiving celebration in 1779

Film opens showing a letter addressed to Miss Betsey Smith,Lynn, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Date: 1779 appears superimposed over the image. A young woman in 18th Century garb is seen reading the letter, alone, by candle light, in her kitchen. The letter describes a Thanksgiving celebration by members of her family who are then seen preparing a Thanksgiving dinner. A man carves a turkey, and his wife prepares plates of food for two elderly women seated at a table. They call attention to another table where young men and women are gathered together, eating their Thanksgiving dinner. Brief view of the young woman reading the letter. The scene shifts back again to a turkey being carved, homemade pies being placed on a table and plates of food being served up at the Thanksgiving gathering. A young boy expresses distaste for a large stalk of something, like celery. Later the boy warms his hands at a fire in the hearth, where all the Thanksgiving guests gather together. The young children break open nuts and eat them. One man smokes a clay pipe. The young woman reading her letter recalls fondly her hometown church, which is then seen in several views.

Date: 1954
Duration: 2 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Students protest outside the American university against the Turkey-Pakistan defense pact in Beirut, Lebanon.

Students protest outside the American university in Beirut, Lebanon. They protest against the Turkey-Pakistan defense pact. Police tries to control the situation. One student dies and 29 get injured in police firing.

Date: 1954, April 5
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Man wins Turkey Plucking Competition at Ottman and Company in New York, plucking 30 turkeys in 50 minutes

Men lined on a bench turkey plucking competition at Ottman and Company building in New York. Plucked turkeys piled in front of them. The winner plucking 30 turkeys in 50 minutes is presented a turkey. The turkey flaps in his hands. A slow motion segment shows a man in the competition yawning while pulling off turkey feathers.

Date: 1930, November 24
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Segment of a film depicting the history of Thanksgiving in America

Part of film tracing history of Thanksgiving Day in America. Opening scene shows forests in late summer, and then winds blowing and some leaves beginning to fall. A traditional single family home is seen and a family inside preparing their table for a Thanksgiving dinner. The six members of the family include a Mother, a Father, an older son, a teenage daughter, a young son, and an older woman (Grandmother, or Aunt). View of roasted Thanksgiving Turkey. The father leads the family in saying grace. A painting of the First Thanksgiving (1915), by American artist Jean Louis Gerome Ferris, is shown. Views of fields of corn and grain. Scene shifts to a 17th Century ship carrying the same 6-member family (dressed as Pilgrims) to America from Europe. Members of the family are seen planting seed for crops. The date 1621 appears superimposed upon scenes of crops ready for harvesting. Inside their log home, the father and youngest son engage in extended discussions, after which, the father gives the boy permission to go somewhere. The painting of the First Thanksgiving is shown again. Then the pioneer settlers, both men and women, fell and carry trees to build a church. View of a remarkably well built church and then of the family praying inside along with other pioneer settlers.

Date: 1954
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
First Lady Patricia Nixon receives thanksgiving turkeys from National Turkey Federation in the White House, Washington DC.

First Lady of the United States, Mrs. Patricia Nixon receives thanksgiving turkeys from National Turkey Federation in the White House, Washington DC. Officials present Mrs Nixon with turkeys. White House officials watch the turkeys. Mrs Nixon watches the turkeys and talks to the officials.

Date: 1973, November 16
Duration: 2 min 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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