Street level view near the southeast corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Los Angeles, California. View facing north on Vine Street. A car towing a three-wheel motorcycle turns east onto Hollywood Blvd. Late 1940s and early 1950s automobiles driving on the street. Camera pans westward and other buildings are seen looking north on Vine, including the El Capitan Theatre at 1735 North Vine Street (now the Avalon Hollywood nightclub), the Ontra Cafeteria at 1719 North Vine Street (now the Redbury Hotel at 1717 North Vine), the Melody Lane cafe at the northwest corner of Hollywood and Vine, and the Harris & Frank store on Hollywood Boulevard. Brief view of a streetcar or trolley going west on Hollywood Boulevard. Street level camera view then shifts to the southeast corner of Ivar Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, looking west on Hollywood Blvd. Theater marquee of the Admiral Theatre (later the Vine Theatre) is seen across the street at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard. Beyond it, looking west, is the Security Pacific Bank building at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard, and beyond that are the Warners Radio Towers for station KFWB atop the Warner Bros Theatre. Pedestrians walking on sidewalks, and cars and trucks on the street. Scene shifts to various elevated views of Los Angeles with a heavy smog layer settled over the city.
Men holding Service flag in honor of members of the USA Air Service at De Mille Field in Hollywood, California on Air Memorial Day. Soldiers marching. Planes on field. Mary Pickford gives Service flag to Colonel H. A. Arnold. Hoisting flag. Ovation from the audience. Shakes hand with officers. Navy sailors marching.
A pamphlet for Air Memorial Day, sponsored by the National Aeronautic Committee, to take place on DeMille Field in Hollywood. Planes in a parade advertising Air Memorial Day in Los Angeles. U.S. flags on the planes. Cars following the planes, including a bus from the White Bus Line. Signs displayed on the planes include, 'Type Ship Used by Colonel Bishop, Famous Royal Flying Corps Ace when he brought down his 63rd HUN' Another sign says, 'French SPAD Type Used by Rene Funk, World's Ace of Aces.' Planes in line on the field in Hollywood. Three American aces with a De Haviland-4 plane in the background.
Hollywood stars walk on a ramp at the Hollywood Museum in Universal City, California. Hollywood personalities sitting at a table to watch the fashion parade. Hollywood star models walk on the ramp wearing gowns and jackets of the world's outstanding designers. Hollywood star models include Angie Dickinson, Gina Lollobrigida and Judy Garland. The fashion show honors Universals new movie "The Chalk Garden". The new Hollywood Museum is the beneficiary.
People gather around an English SE 5 plane at De Mille Field in Hollywood, California. People around a captured German Fokker. Two captured German maxim rapid fire guns shown by a man in front of Fokker plane number 8530/18.
Captain A. C. Balsley, member of the Lafayette Escadrille, stands near a plane at De Mille Field in Hollywood, California on Air Memorial Day. It is noted that Captain Balsley is the first to be wounded at Verdun, and met the requirements to receive the French Medaille Militaire and Croix de Guerre. Captain Balsley walks away, using a cane. Captain Balsley talking with other officers. A soldier holding rifle.