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A still picture of Wilbur Wright Memorial in Le Mans, France which was dedicated on July 17th, 1920.

A picture of Wilbur Wright Memorial in Le Mans, France. A still picture of Wilbur Wright Memorial in Le Mans, France which was dedicated on July 17th, 1920.

Date: 1920
Duration: 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Excerpts from British movie about trench warfare in France during World War One

Scenes from a popular British movie about World War One, released after the war, in the 1920's. British troops fight against the Germans in Thiepval and Gommecourt, France during World War I. British soldiers advance across no man's land. Germans fire machine gun at them from fortified position. Views of the German gunners inside their position. Advancing British troops fall to the machine gun fire. German troops firing rifles at the British troops from sandbagged bunker. Scenes of German troops regaining their trenches at Gammecourt, climbing over the bodies of fallen British troops from the London and Midland Divisions.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
View of a Great Palace exteriors, Champs Elysees and Arc De Triomphe in Paris, France.

Exteriors of the Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées building in Paris, France. Pedestrians and vehicular traffic outside the buildings. A statue of a French soldier and a woman on a pedestal outside the north exterior of the Grand Palais. A cannon is positioned on either side of the monument. Visiting American soldiers and sailors look at the statue. Vehicular traffic including pre 1920's automobiles and some horse carts on Champs Elysees, as seen from camera point of view near ground level, amid traffic. A woman and girl cross the road. Arc De Triomphe in the background. Scene changes to exterior view of the Petit Palais building in Paris, with cars, horse carts, and pedestrians walking nearby. In the background, a different statue of what appears to be a soldier and a woman, again flanked by cannons on either side, is seen outside the Petit Palais. Next scene is a closer view of the Arc de Triomphe, as seen from middle of the Champs Elysees, amid early automobile and car traffic.

Date: 1919
Duration: 1 min 55 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Rocket motor designs by International scientists and inventors, reflecting early work by German rocket researchers

Designs by various international scientists and inventors who have contributed to solving the problems of rocket motor development, based on the German preparatory work. Their combustion chamber designs owe much to the German pioneers in the field. Shown are design sketches by Russian scientist, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (Ziolkowsky) in 1914; French inventor Henri Melot, in 1920; German Friedrich Zander, in 1931; Bull, 1932; The American Rocket Society, with several designs from 1932; and The Cleveland Rocket Society. Views of rocket combustion research mactivity by Ernst Loebell of the Cleveland Rocket Society in 1933. He is seen outdoors in the snow with his apparatus. View of Loebell's test firing stand, and a picture of an actual test firing, outdoors. Ernst Loebell with model and rocket motor from his spaceship projects of 1934 and at the International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life held in Paris, 1937. Cutaway views of the spaceship. The rocket motor wrapped in cooling coils. Rocket motor design by John Shesta of the American Rocket Society, from 1934. Design by Rene Armengaud of France, in 1934 and Deich in 1935

Date: 1935
Duration: 3 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Warren Harding assumes office of the President and changes in the life of American people from the early to modern times.

The life of people during 1920s in the United States. Sketch of Warren Gamaliel Harding taking oath of office of the President of U.S. Sketches of the U.S. President Warren G. Harding. People in the factories. Sketches of the people in the various towns of America. The President addresses the people. Horse drawn wagons on the streets. Modern cars on the street. Women in houses as they perform various activities. Sketches depict the revolution brought about due to the invention of cars. People enjoy at various occasions in a car. Cars on streets. People listen to radio. Sketches depicts the motion pictures of the times. A family posing for a picture, each with one leg kicked out. Sketches of American writers like Fitzgerald and Hemingway who chose to live abroad. Footage of Moulin Rouge night club in Paris France and neon lights of other Paris night clubs seen at night. Women dance on a Paris night club stage. Sketches of famous writers and their view of modern America. Brief scene of people at Coney Island Amusement Park in New York sliding down a slide and riding on the "Human Pool Table" ride.

Date: 1921
Duration: 3 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. General Dwight D Eisenhower appointed as the Chief Military Aide to General MacArthur and as Chief of Staff of the 3rd Army.

The life of U.S. General Dwight D Eisenhower from late 1920s to the World War II. The General Service School graduation certificate of Eisenhower. A guidebook of the American battlefields in Europe which was prepared by Eisenhower when he was assigned in France. Eisenhower with General Douglas MacArthur as his Chief Military Aide. General MacArthur talks into a phone. MacArthur shakes hands with a military officer. Eisenhower in Washington DC as the executive officer of the 15th Infantry Regiment. German troops fight in Holland and Belgium during the World War II. A meeting as the U.S. passes the Collective Service Act. Eisenhower looks through a pair of binoculars. Eisenhower with an officer. Eisenhower as the Chief of Staff of the 3rd Army. Fight in Louisiana. Bombing at the Pearl Harbor.

Date: 1930
Duration: 3 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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