A man eats apples to gain weight in Hatboro, Pennsylvania. Tony di Laurentis weighs himself on a weighing machine and the reading shows 80 pounds. He eats apples piled up near him as he sits on a chair. After eating 130 apples he measures his weight and the meter shows an increase of 16 pounds in his weight.
Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean named outstanding athlete of 1934 by Sports Writers Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dean, who led baseball's St. Louis Cardinals to World Series title that year, accepts a drink and the trophy. Men in tuxedos eat at the banquet. The man in closeup at TC: 00:35 is longtime Philadelphia Athletics owner and manager Connie Mack. Dean bites into his chicken and laughs.
Cargo ship docked at harbor in Eddystone.Workers and officials assist in lifting a locomotive engine with use of special cranes. The logo Christen Smith clearly visible on cranes. Engine gets docked on special ship carrying cargo of locomotives for the Chilean Railways.1934.
Operations of the Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Company. Aerial view of New York City's Manhattan Island, below. Camera focuses on Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station) seen from above, and then at street level. Travelers purchasing tickets for combined transcontinental rail and air travel at a window in the station. Families seeing travelers off at one of the railroad gates. Temporary sign at gate reads "The Airway Limited, second section." View of passengers on rear car of train as it pulls out. The car displays Pennsylvania Railroad logo sign reading "The Airway Limited, Pennsylvania Railroad." Views of Pennsylvania RR passenger train and closeup of locomotive wheels in motion. Animated relief map shows train proceeding from New York, past Columbus, Ohio, to Port Columbus station in Ohio. Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. billroard at the station shows picture of passengers connecting between a train and an airplane. Billboard reads:"Port Columbus, Eastern Transfer Point, Air-rail Service, Coast-to-Coast." Passengers leaving the train and entering the station waiting rooms. Their baggage being weighed (Narrator says 30 pounds is the allowance.) View from terminal roof, of a Ford 5-AT-B, trimotor passenger airplane ready to accept passengers for the next phase of their travel. A logo on fuselage has "TAT" with small ribbon through it reading, "Transcontinetal Air Transport." View of passengers seated inside the aircraft. The plane taxis and takes off from the Port Columbus airport. Ground is snow-covered, but the runway is plowed. Closeup aerial view of the airplane flying over the city of Columbus, Ohio. Distant view of it flying close to the LeVeque Tower skyscraper (a 47-story Art Deco-style building at 50 West Broad Street). Aerial view of the airplane passing the train, continuing westward, from Port Columbus. Views inside passenger cabin of the plane. Animated map show plane heading to Indiannapolis. Officer hands out TAT illustrated map and points out features to passengers.Closeup of map. Aerial view of the airplane on final approach to land at Indiannapolis airport. Clerk at airport typing arrival message on teletype, and company executives reading it at their headquarters. Animated map show plane moving to St.Louis, Missouri. View from air of Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Passengers in cabin. aerial view of the plane on final approach, over snow, to St. Louis. The aircraft taxiing on ramp and parking at terminal building, where passengers enter, under cover of awning-covered walk. Closeup of the aircraft engines. Inserted view of TAT engine overhaul facility, with Charles Lindbergh, the airline's technical adviser, and TAT officials inspecting the operation.
A man signs a cheque to be given to a veteran in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Veteran receives first check from New State Soldier's Fund. Veteran shows the check. Large numbers of people gather.
City officials mark 4th July in colorful ceremony at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. View of a Public Library in Philadelphia. American flags flutter on a building. Officials and women pose for photograph. Display of guns with sailors in the background. Naval officer reads a document. Sailors march during the ceremony.