A film titled 'Army railroad' about the training of 725th Railroad Operating Battalion personnel at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana. Soldiers march past a sign that reads '725th Rail Road Operating Battalion' RR battalion personnel work on locomotives. Personnel build a rail road train. A man puts a railroad wheel on fire. Activities of the 725th RR Battalion in Africa during World War II as men work on locomotives and rolling stock. A personnel writes on a board. Personnel board the train and it gets underway. 725th RR Operating Battalion personnel being imparted training in various skills including telegraph. Personnel being imparted practical training near a rail road engine. Orders to prepare a train being given and dispatched. Yard master delivers the order to a Yard Foreman. Caboose being picked up to prepare a trail. Yard engine being detached and train rolls out. Engine being attached to the train. Conductor checks his watch with the master clock and signs the outgoing train register. Engineer receives the order. A rear lamp being hanged aboard the train. Men get aboard the railroad train and it leaves.
A film about training of 725th Railroad Operating Battalion personnel at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana. A train on the roll. Officers at a desk as they plan for a mock attack on a railroad train to impart practical training to 725th Railroad Operating Battalion personnel. Security guards aboard the train as they fire at attacking airplanes. Air attack causes damage to railroad track. Personnel inspect the damaged track. Caboose being informed about the damage. Security guards move to vantage points to provide a protection cover during repairing work. A signal man goes up a pole to make connection to an open telephone line. He makes a call to a dispatcher and the First Sergeant. The First Sergeant blows a whistle and repair parties load onto trucks. Others load onto railroad motor cars. A sign reads '725th Ry. Opn. Bn.'. The repair parties in trucks arrive at the site of the attack and equipment being unloaded. Broken tyres being removed. Another repair crew arrives. Rails being put in place and angle bar being used to tighten the bolts. A train rolls on the tracks. Guards on duty aboard the train.
Belle Bart, famous astrologer at desk in her office, New York, USA. She speaks on her predictions for the Year 1936. She reminds viewers of her predictions for the year 1935. She says that the period of prosperity will extend from 1936-1943. She further says that although war is imminent in the far East, and that some nations will become eclipsed during this period, the general trend through 1943 will be "happiness and prosperity for all."
United States Army Air Forces student pilots wearing flight suits, helmets and goggles, march at an airbase in United States. A car in the background. A hangar filled with Link trainers for instrument flying training. A student pilot demonstrates the Link trainer, with the cover open. AT-6 aircraft taking off. Beech AT-10 aircraft in formation. AT-6 aircraft in formation.
Travelogue of southern regions of the United States. Map highlights south regions and Caribbean Islands. Couple seated at picnic table at a State park enjoying a camping trip. The man tends the campfire while the woman writes. A young girl rides a bicycle in a campground, passing by a Recreational Vehicle (RV). A man plays golf at a golf course beside an Atlantic Ocean beach. Aerial view of old plantation style southern home. Women in traditional hoop skirts in front of home. Scenes from a music recording studio. Woman sings at microphone in studio. Technician adjusts levels on recording equipment. Reel to Reel tape making a recording. Dancers dance at a "Country Music USA" show, train passing through a forest. Scenes at amusement park: Flume ride, Roller coaster with loops, Castle at Walt Disney World; Main Street; Monorail, Epcot Center. Rockets, Space Shuttle, hangars and tourist areas at Cape Canaveral of NASA. Person in astronaut flight suit at space center poses with boy and girl visitors. A young woman lying in the sand at a beach tunes her boom box radio, as group plays volleyball behind her on the beach. Low aerial view as speed boat runs on water. Aerial view of Miami Beach and Miami Beach strip areas. A group on the beach getting sailboard lessons. A flamingo close-up. An orca whale pushes a man into the air during a sea aquarium show. Couple receives drinks poolside from a waitress. A couple on a hotel patio overlooking ocean. Men and women dancing at a discotheque or disco or dance club in typical 1980s fashions. People tour marshlands; a group in an airboat; tourists on paddle wheel steam boat Natchez and touring streets of downtown New Orleans Louisiana in horse drawn carriage. People have beignets and coffee at Cafe Du Monde. New Orleans night street scenes and Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs. Footage from boat on a swamp in Cajun country. Cajun restaurant kitchen scene with crawfish etouffee being prepared. Dancing to cajun band.
The United States Presidential elections campaign in the United States. Democratic candidate Walter Mondale gives a speech during the campaign. His supporters holding banners. Picture of Mondale with his family. President Franklin D Roosevelt seated with officials. Walter Mondale elected captain of the football team in his school days. Mondale with his wife and three children. He spends time with his family playing and dinning outdoors. Mondale speaks with children. He also became a consumer protector. Walter Mondale in Georgia and Washington DC during the elections campaign. Officers take pictures. He travels to Louisiana and New Jersey during the campaign trip.