Preparations made for participants and visitors to the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. An aircraft in flight. Automobile traffic on road. Skyscrapers of Los Angeles. A crowded sidewalk. Cars parked in a parking lot. The air hostess announces to people aboard aircraft. Sketches of the famous personalities of Los Angeles. A trailer truck being driven off in the foreground. Traffic on fly overs. Houses in the city. Palm trees on a beach area. Cars parked in front of shops. People at a market place. A boy dances in a toprock breakdancing style. People watch the boy dance. People dance wearing skates. A woman dances. A man plays piano in an open ocean front market. A man performs a stunt and weightlifters workout lifting heavy weights at Venice Beach. Boys play racket sports. People ride bicycles and skate on a beach. An aircraft in flight and the airplane preparing to land at Los Angeles International Airport. People gathered at the 1932 Olympics watching runners leap hurdles in a race. Seats in stadium at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Entrance of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum . A man plays bugle. People in a stadium watch the horse race. Exteriors of the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
A fashion show at Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. Models display latest 1937 designs for the fall by Hollywood stylists. The models display off shoulder gowns and dresses. A model displays a fur overcoat. Another model shows the latest design in long boots.
Los Angeles Open Golf Tournament at Griffith Park Golf Course, won by Harry Cooper. Competitors at the tournament play their shots. A crowd of spectators watches closely. Light horse of the tournament Harry Cooper wins the tournament defeating Horton Smith and Ralph Guldahl. He poses with victory sign, $2500 victory check and usual honors.
Russian airmen Gromov, Yumashev, and Danilin set a nonstop flight endurance record in 1937 of 62 hours 17 minutes. The airmen fly a Tupolev ANT-25 over the North pole from Moscow to a dairy pasture outside San Jacinto, California (near Los Angeles). High altitude aerial view of the dairy pasture area and the safely landed Tupolev ANT-25. Cars and other vehicles parked at the field and people gathered at the airplane including local farming families. Views of the the three Soviet airmen ( Gromov, Yumashev, and Danilin) after setting the record, while greeting officials and posing for cameras. From an August 1962 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
Landmarks and street scenes in Hollywood and Los Angeles California circa 1950. People stand on streets of Los Angeles. A traffic light on the street with a sign reading 'Stop'. Cars and buses on the roads. Pedestrians cross streets. Red Cross flags fly from many buildings on the street. A street car passes. View of Grauman's Chinese Theater. Heavy traffic on freeway and streets of Los Angeles, as seen from street corners and point of view shots from a moving vehicle. Cars on South Grand Avenue at the Biltmore Hotel (510 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles). Smog visible in some of the scenes. View from inside descending rail car on the Los Angeles Incline Railway (Angel's Flight narrow gauge funicular railway) at 3rd and Hill Streets. Passengers on the other car pass as they ascend.
Russian airmen set a flight record from Moscow, Russia to Los Angeles, California. Three Russian airmen fly over the North Pole to Los Angeles, flying 6600 miles. Aerial view of a parked aircraft surrounded by a number of cars. Men, women and children watch from a barbed area. Russian airmen converse with other officials.