A forest fire in Malibu Hills, California. Fire and smoke rising from the top of a mountain in the background. Houses and buildings on fire. The army working to control the fire. Men throwing water from fire hoses.
A massive wildfire fire breaks out around Los Angeles, California including the Malibu Beach area. Smoke rises from houses. CCC workers fight the fires. Firefighters try to control the blaze. From a November 14, 1960 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
A forest fire at Malibu,California. Swank Hollywood Film Colony is destructed as a result of a massive forest fire. Huge clouds of smoke rises. Civilians watch the destruction. Firemen douse fire with water hoses. Burnt cars and demolished buildings. Men remove the debris.
Burlesque dancer Sally Rand (Hattie Helen Gould Beck) and her dance troupe perform the Bubble Dance at the San Diego Expo (the California Pacific International Exposition) in Balboa Park in 1935. Ms. Rand and her dancers perform at a fountain of the Plaza del Pacifico, with the California State Building in the background (which became the San Diego Automotive Museum in 1988)
A man and a model of airplane in GALCIT wind tunnel, California, United States. The model plane is suspended in wind tunnel powered by a large four-bladed fan. Several airplane models are seen in the wind tunnel. A technician adjusts a balance, amid measuring devices outside the wind tunnel, during operation. Models of sea planes lie on a table. Man carries a pontoon model.
Scenes showing various historical events that took place in April 1935. In Stresa, Italy, on the banks of Lake Maggiore, leaders of Britain, France and Italy confer on German rearmament, in violation and defiance of the Versailles Treaty. (There they sign the "Stresa Front"). Images show the French and British delegations arriving by boat and walking near the port at Stresa, including British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald, French Prime Minister Pierre Etienne Flandin, and French Foreign Minister (President of the Council of Ministers) Pierre Laval. U.S. College students across the country join in anti-war, pacifist demonstrations. They are seen marching with banners and anti-war signs and cartoons. One banner reads, "It is the task of the 20th century to make this world a brotherhood." Also "War is Hell....Who want to go to hell?" and "War is Stupid". President Franklin Roosevelt returns from a two week cruise. He arrives in Jacksonville Florida. Local officials and crowds in Jacksonville greet him and cheer. Boy Scouts in a line greet the President. Views of Franklin Roosevelt in an open car and on ships and docks. Al Smith and Herbert Hoover share the speaker's stage in New York lending their support for the Salvation Army during the Depression. Scenes from the Easter Parade in New York City. Crowds gather, filling double-decker open air buses. Al Smith seen with his wife. Postmaster General James Farley and Irish tenor singer John McCormack are seen on Fifth Avenue in New York. Amelia Earhart completes a 1700-mile flight from Burbank, California to Mexico City. Scenes of her in Mexico City in a car laden down with celebrating Mexican officials. Aviatrix Bernadine King sets a new record for upside down endurance flying. She is seen getting into her plane, and her plane is seen upside down in the air.