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Scenes in Ithaca, Greece, following a severe earthquake that hit the Ionian Isles..

Aftermath of a disastrous earthquake in Ionian Isles, Greece. Scenes in city of Ithaca, showing demolished buildings with rubble piled up on ground. An electric pole leans towards the ground. Injured carried away on litters. Nurses treat the wounded. A woman wails as she mourns the loss of her loved ones.

Date: 1953, August
Duration: 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dramatic and animated presentation about production of alcohol and its taxation process in United States.

Alcohol production and taxation system: dramatization and animation. Dramatic raid of alcohol and tobacco tax division on illegal moonshine stills in a forest in the southern U.S. Officials of the Alchohol and Tobacco Tax Division of the Internal Revenue Service walk in woods. Illegal moonshiners sit in woods with rifle in hand and sacks on ground. Horse cart in the woods. Barrels of alcohol. Men fight. The officers dynamite and explode an illegal still. Animation shows the ancient time when men discovered the intoxicating effect of alcohol in different parts of world like Greece and China. Taxes on alcohol. Excess grain used by colonial government and process of making alcohol by grain. Alcohol making industry at a farm and exchange of necessary goods with alcohol. Alcohol making industry at small scale and factory of alcohol. The production of alcohol starts in1866 and reaches 15 million dollars and 90 million barrels production rate. Truck in 1950s driving into a brewery plant. View of giant cooper brewing kettles in brewery. The process of brewing beer. Production of beer is shown, with grains like barley and rice passing through machines and into brewing kettles. Alcohol as main source of revenue. Officials work at the permissive branch for administration of laws related to liquor, tobacco, cigarette paper and tubes production. Women and men sitting at desks. Women doing typing and clerical work reviewing forms and applications. Worker adds mash through a tube to a giant kettle in a distillery. In the Seagram's bourbon whiskey distillery in Louisville Kentucky, workers assemble wooden barrels, prepare flaming barrel lids for bourbon barrels, and they pound stoppers in barrels with a mallet and prepare them for shipment while an IRS inspector looks on. Government official of the IRS supervises production, packaging and labeling services in the factory. Seagram name and Louisville location seen printed on the barrels.

Date: 1953
Duration: 4 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Royal Hellenic air force aircraft takes off from Seoul air base in Seoul, Korea during the Korean War.

Far East Air Force operations in Seoul, Korea during the Korean War. C-47 (DC-3) aircraft parked at Seoul air base (K-16) airfield. A sign on the aircraft reads 'Royal Hellenic Air Force'. Officers stand near the aircraft as they talk amongst themselves. Patch on left shoulder of uniform reads 'U.N.Hellenic Flight 13'. Greece bullseye ensign painted on aircraft fuselage and tricolor on tail. Officers walk away from the aircraft and wave at one of their Greek Flight C-47s taxiing past. Airmen enter a quonset hut having a tall striped flagpole in front of it. A sign reads 'RHAF 13th Greek Flight'. A sign on a bullet pockmarked building reads 'Seoul City air base'. Two Republic of Korea airmen and a small boy, converse with an American airman. A Jeep and a truck pass in background. The Korean airmen walk away, eating something and the boy follows them, with hands in pockets.

Date: 1953, April 24
Duration: 2 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Celebration of liberation and enthusiastic welcome of Prime Minister George Papandreou and British Armored unit in Greece.

Liberation of Greece. Animated map of Athens, Greece. Allies forces return to Greece after victory. Celebration: Greek ring the bell. British troops dock in Greece and march into Athens. Workers carry the boxes of water for victims of malaria. Boxes of water displayed. Shows the return of Prime Minister George Papandreou on October 18, 1944. Large crowd welcomes and cheers the Prime Minister George Papandreou and display banners for liberating their country. Prime Minister Papandreou puts the wreath on grave and honors two unknown soldiers. British Lt. Gen Ronald Scobie salutes. General Scobie and Prime Minister Papandreou honor the two unknown soldiers. British Armored unit receive enthusiastic welcome. Sign of 'The Greek People Welcome EAM', and 'Welcome Great Allies KKE'. Greek people welcome the National Liberation Front (EAM) and Communist Party of Greece (KKE). Citizens buy food with inflated currency.

Date: 1944
Duration: 3 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Civilians at Constitution Square celebrate liberation of Greece, and Greece Premier Papandreou hoists flag in Athens, Greece.

People celebrate Liberation of Greece by Allied Forces in Athens, Greece during World War II. The British battleships underway. The British troops aboard a ship in the foreground. The troops disembark the ship at Athens port. The troops march in a squad. The troops marching. British troops greeted by civilians. The civilians crowd at the Constitution Square. The crowd cheer and hold banners. The troops celebrate liberation at the Constitution Square. The British troops lined up. The Greek Parliament Building. Premier of Greece Andreas Papandreou pays wreath to the unknown soldiers. The soldiers stand in formation. A view of the city. The soldiers holding flags of Greece, march. The soldiers stand in formation. Premier Papandreou hoists the flag. A soldier in the foreground salutes. The civilians salute as the flag is hoisted. A view of the city.

Date: 1944, November 2
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Britain's Foreign Secretary Eden arrives in Athens.

Britain's Foreign Secretary Eden disembarks from a boat at a dock. Eden and other people at the dock. Eden arrives in Athens to recuperate from his recent operation. Eden and his wife walk towards the car. The crowd welcomes them.

Date: 1953, September 7
Duration: 19 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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