People attend the Circuit de L' Quest. Alfred LeBlanc is the winner of the race. Leblanc lands aircraft and personnel run out to meet him. LeBlanc congratulated. Jules Vedrines is the winner of the Paris-Madrid race. Jules Vedrines lands at San Sebastian completing the second of three legs in the race to Madrid in 1911. Jules Vedrines alights the plane. View of Andre Beaumont (really Jean Louis Conneau but better known as André Beaumont), winner of the first European Circuit Air race in 1911. André Beaumont smiles from the cockpit of his airplane. Female aviator (aviatrix) Helene Dutrieu (Hélène Dutrieu) seated in cockpit of a Santos-Dumont designed Demoiselle. View of the first multi-passenger aircraft built, the Albessard tandem monoplane.
Artillery mounted on rail cars. United States President Theodore Roosevelt addresses a crowd. 1911, London: King George V and Queen Mary arrive in the royal carriage for the King's coronation ceremony at Westminister Abbey. Royal guards among the large crowd gathered to witness the ceremony. Queen Mary leaves the palace in a horse carriage. Austria: Franz Joseph, the Emperor of Austria, inspects troops in Vienna. Members of the royal family at Habsburg House. Archduke Franz Ferdinand attends the wedding of Archduke Carl to Princess Zita. His wife Sophie, Dutchess of Hohenberg, stands beside the Emperor during the ceremony. Royal family members and other dignitaries present for the wedding.
Celebration of the marriage of Archduke Charles of Austria-Hungary, heir to the imperial Austrian throne, to Princess Zita of Bourbon Parma on 21 October 1911 at Schwarzau Palace, Austria. In attendance is Charles's 81 year old great uncle, Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary.
King George V and Queen Mary at the Coronation Durbar arena in Delhi, India, in 1911. They are seen under the royal canopy, surrounded by troops wearing White helments, white gloves, and white puttees. Complete change of scene shows women on horse-drawn floats in a suffrage movement parade on 42nd street, East of 5th Avenue in New York City, circa 1912. A woman dressed as Columbia stands in the first float,wearing a banner with word "Suffrage" on it. and some men supporters march in the parade. Crowds watch from the sidewalks. Uniformed policemen escort the marchers. Several women ride in a second float, wearing various costumes, including those of 17th Century pilgrims and of the 18th Century revolutionary war era. The float displays an American flag and some other type, as well. An automobile festooned with flowers, follows behind. The final scene shifts to London, England, circa 1905, and shows women's suffrage leader, Emmeline Pankhurst, carrying a bouquet of flowers, as she is escorted by a gentleman, out of a professional office building. One sign on the building reads,"Goodale, Hobson, & MacHahon.This refers to William Goodale, Alfred Allen Hobson, and Patrick Maurice MacMahon, Solicitors, 9, Essex Street, Strand London, England. (Note: that firm dissolved in 1907.)
A Colt Model 1911 and its various parts. The semi-automatic pistol including magazine spring, slide, magazine catch, trigger assembly, and barrel are shown being assembled in an animated sequence, part by part.
Distinguished officials and guests are arriving in the garden of the Schwarzau castle, on Sunday, October 22, 1911, for the wedding breakfast, following the marriage, the day before, of Archduke Charles of Austria-Este and Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma. An outdoor altar has been set up and Roman Catholic clergy are engaged in ceremonial preparations. Princess Zita kneels at a singular pew and is joined by Charles, who stands beside her. (A small dog is seen briefly in the foreground.) From a different camera angle, the couple are seen kneeling side-by-side, as Priests proceed with their ministrations. Camera pans left to 81-year-old Emperor Franz Joseph standing, in the center of the yard, surrounded by the rest of the participants, including a group of girls in white dresses. A floral wreath with an organza bow and tails is suspended by one of the castle windows. Some staff watch the ceremony from a window.