Lion cubs during the balloon test in El Monte, California. A group of lion cubs in a den in El Monte. A bunch of balloons put into the den by animal psychologists, for the balloon test. The lion cubs watch the balloons in the air. The cubs spring at the balloons, revealing their ferocious nature. A group of cubs watching another cub pawing at a balloon and the balloon bursts.
A group of young lions at Gay's Lion Farm, El Monte. Lions cut their teeth on rings formed by automobile tires hanging above the reach of the brutes. The lions derive amusement from the arrangement.
Elliott Roosevelt, son of U.S. President Franklin D Roosevelt and his wife Ruth Josephine Googins of Fort Worth Texas marry at an outdoor ceremony, at the home of George Swiller, in Burlington, Iowa, on July 22, 1933. The couple is seen walking with members of the wedding party, to the ceremony. Many guests and others watch. Scene changes to Jack Dempsey and his wife Hannah Williams, at their wedding reception on July 18, 1933. They are at a table with friends. Scene shifts to Jack and Hannah preparing a meal in kitchen of their home at Lake Tahoe, California.
Crowd gathered in front of the Jailhouse in San Jose, California, where a mob of thousands had broken in and seized prisoners Thomas Thurmond and John Holmes, who had reportedly confessed to the kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, son of Alexander Hart, the owner of Leopold Hart and Son Department Store. The mob had taken the two and lynched them, in St. James Park, across the street. Under-sheriff Hamilton, is interviewed and states that they held the mob off until they ran out of tear gas, and then didn't shoot, because of women and children. View of many people and cars outside, as seen through cell windows inside the prison. One of the prison inmates, testifies about seeing the mob break into the prison and make their way to the third floor. View of the St. James Park, where many people are seen gathered beneath its palm trees. Camera focuses on trees where the prisoners were hanged. California Governor,James Rolph, Jr., makes a statement tantamount to condoning the lynchings. The film shifts to a new location, in Missouri, where, On November 28, 1933, a crowd of 7-thousand broke into the Buchanan County Jail, St. Joseph, Missouri, to seize and lynch a negro charged with criminal assault. The mob overpowered defending police officers and members of the 35th Tank Company, Missouri National Guard. One of tank company's six ton M1917 light tanks parked in front of the prison. View of broken steel prison door and battering ram used by the mob. Wrecked interior of the prison quarters. People posing near a broken prison steel door.
Sailor and worker push the plane together out of hangar at Douglas Aircraft Plant in El Segundo, California. Plane taxis. Commander and two Lieutenants on inspection and acceptance of SBD. Lieutenant inspects under the wing of plane. Sailors and workers at work.
Women participate in Ostrich race in El Cerrito, California. After several attempts to jump up and mount their ostriches, two young women manage to hold on and ride successfully. However, by the end, each had fallen from their respective ostriches.