The contribution of franchise system in the United States. Kentucky, the home place of Colonel Sanders and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). Colonel Sanders put the idea of franchising forward and made it successful. He talks about how he started the franchise, he also speaks about how they got their first restaurant. Children eat chicken at KFC. Children on a merry go round carousel. He traveled by cars to many of the cities to sell his business and take a franchise. Brief views of downtowns in the following cities with 1940s era automobiles on roads: Pampa, Kerrville, Wichita Falls, and San Angelo. The colonel demonstrates his recipe of cooking chicken. He brings it to 90 degrees fahrenheit before cooking it. He batters it and places it in a pressure cooker to cook. View of the finished cooked chicken. The recipe is same in all the centers. Colonel Sanders with his wife walking next to a home.
Newsreel showing highlights of the 65th running of the Preakness Stakes, at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.The race was held on May 11, 1940. After failing to win the Kentucky Derby, Col. Bradley's favored 3-year old, Bimelech, jockeyed by Fred A. Smith, redeems himself before a crowd of 50,000, winning by two lengths. (Note: some intermittent sound is heard but not really discernible.)
Farm life in Kentucky, USA. A farmer inspects a Scythe and Cradle in his hands at a field in Kentucky, United States. The farmer cuts grass with the scythe and cradle. Other farmers make bunch of grass. Farmers have others tools in their hands like scythes and forks in their hands. A farm house in the background.
Lumbering operations in Kentucky, USA. Man climbed on a tree at a jungle in Kentucky, USA. Full track tractor drives along jungle path. Workers fall a large tree. Man climbs a tree through a ladder. He ties a cable around a tree trunk. Full track tractor pulls the cable to fell the tree. Man travels between trees on a flying fox.
Count Turf wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States. A large crowd of fans arrives for the Kentucky Derby. A large numbers of cars parked in the parking lot. Newspapers grabbed from a stack. Kentucky Derby pins on display for sale. A woman pins flowers on the dress of another woman. People wear fancy glasses and sun glasses. As a man smiles, his diamond studded teeth sparkle. An old men reads a newspaper. Spectators watch the derby. Celebrities include the Duke and the Dutchess of Windsor, publicist Steve Hannigan with actress Anne Sheridan, and actress Greer Garson with Senator Anderson People stand in a queue to buy tickets at a ticket window to bet on the race. Horses in the race include 'Mameluke' , 'Counterpoint', 'Fan Fair', 'Sonic', 'Ruhe', 'Battle Morn', and 'Repetoire' Racing horses at the starting gate. The race starts. The spectators watch through binoculars. Count Turf, the son of Count Fleet and the grandson of Reigh Count both of which were derby winners, wins the Kentucky Derby. View of the score board. Count Turf stands in the winner's circle wearing a garland of flowers.
Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States. A large crowd of spectators gather to watch the Kentucky Derby. Bidders at a bidding window. The horse race begins. The spectators cheer the horses. The racehorse Bold Venture wins the Kentucky Derby.