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Former Soviet leader Leon Trotsky, in exile with his wife visits communist leaders in Mexico City, Mexico.

Former Soviet leader Leon Trotsky, in exile visits Mexico City, Mexico. Leon Trotsky and his wife (Natalia Ivanovna Sedova) with several persons, including Diego Rivera, in a garden in Mexico City. A Lockheed Electra passenger aircraft taxis after landing and parks on a ramp in Mexico. The aircraft carries identification: "XA-BA," indicating it is registered in Mexico. it is being met by several persons including a military officer in uniform. Scene changes to Trotsky and his wife, being helped from the rear platform of a railroad passenger train. They are surrounded by greeters including several uniformed police officers. Next, Trotsky is seen in back seat of a car accompanied by a police officer. In next scene Trotsky and his wife pose with Diego Rivera and another man, in the garden seen at start of the film (possibly home of Diego Rivera, with whom Trotsky lived for a few months while in exile). Military officers are seen on patio in background. Closeup of Trotsky and then broader view of him standing under a tree speaking to several persons.

Date: 1937
Duration: 2 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bolshevik revolutionary Leon Trotsky greets and interacts with members of the Dewey Commission

The Dewey Commission, an independent body set up to examine the truth of the accusations made against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, meets to examine Trotsky at a house in Coyoacan, Mexico City, Mexico. Various guests and dignitaries on a porch (one woman in the group shot is possibly Frida Kahlo, wife of Diego Rivera). Bolshevik revolutionary Leon Trotsky greets guests including Commission Chairman, American philosopher John Dewey (with white hair and moustache). Commission members seated at the table interact with Trotsky.

Date: 1937, July 16
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Bolshevik revolutionary Leon Trotsky reads in garden,works at desk and converses with his lawyer Mr Albert Goldman in Mexico.

Leon Trotsky converses with his lawyer Albert Goldman in Mexico. Bolshevik revolutionary Leon Trotsky reads in garden. Mexican policemen guard building entrances. Trees in the background. Trotsky works at desk. He reads from documents strewn upon a table. He provides details to his lawyer Mr Albert Goldman. Trotsky interacts with a woman.

Date: 1937, July 16
Duration: 3 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The course of the Mississippi river from the rocky mountains to the Gulf of Mexico in the United States

The film 'The River' about Mississippi river in the United States. View of the rocky mountains. The volume of water increases in the course of the river from the rocky mountains to the Gulf of Mexico. Several views of the flow of water in the river. Trees along the river side. A waterfall.

Date: 1937
Duration: 3 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Adolfo Lopez Mateos inaugurates the Alliance of Progress exhibition in Mexico.

Alliance of Progress initiated by U.S. President John F. Kennedy to establish economic cooperation between North and South America. The exhibition of the program is inaugurated in Mexico City. Aerial view of the historical monuments in Mexico city. Aerial view of the Opera House, Torre Latinoamericana, Angel of Independence and other landmarks in the City. Traffic on streets. People crowd outside the exhibition hall. A poster of U.S. President John F. Kennedy at the entrance. President of Mexico Adolfo Lopez Mateos inaugurates the exhibition. Other dignitaries stand in the background. People stand in front of the Kennedy's poster. 'USA' hanged in between two poles. The dignitaries standing in front of the poster. A flag of Mexico flutters in the breeze. People inside the exhibition hall. A sign reads 'Alliance for Progress'. The poster of the President of Mexico Adolfo Lopez Mateos, U.S. President and other people the visitors look at the posters that are exhibited. The visitors looking at the posters. A model of an aircraft. Two women explaining to the visitors. A sign reads 'Visit United States'. People look at the U.S. from a screen. Two women distribute pamphlets. They promote tourism. A dignitary inaugurates the tourism department. People crowd outside the U.S. tourism department. A dignitary looks into a paper and speaks. A wall map in the background. The dignitary speaking and people listen to him. Posters on a revolving structure depicting the places that can be visited in the United Sates. Mexico President with other dignitaries look at the exhibition. The visitors visitors in the hall look at several things displayed.

Date: 1963
Duration: 3 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
 
The air-sea search undertaken to find the American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in the Pacific Ocean.

The disappearance of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in 1937. A smiling Amelia Earhart stands with a man, possibly Fred Noonan. Earhart and crew loading up an airplane parked in a hanger. May 20, 1937, Lockheed Model 10-E Electra taking off from Oakland, California bound for Miami, Florida on the first leg of Earhart's second attempt at an around-the-world flight. Earhart and her navigator disappear during the flight and are last heard from on July 2, 1937. A huge air sea search is undertaken to find them. An aircraft carrier underway at sea. Airplane parked on the flight deck. Bi-Planes fly in formation during search.

Date: 1937, May 20
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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