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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
 
 
Adolf Hitler opens the 1937 International Automobile Exhibit in Berlin, Germany.

Adolf Hitler at opening of the International Auto Show in Berlin on 20 February 1937. He strolls along a street, past a military honor guard. He is accompanied by several Storm Troopers (Sturmabteilung). Hitler walks up to and shakes hands with members of a German motorcycle racing team, standing next to their machines. He then greets and shakes hands with three racing car drivers standing near their machines. View of crowd enthusiastically greeting Hitler. Next, the racing cars drive along the street, followed by Hitler and companions in his Mercedes-Benz W150 770 Paradewagenen. The rest of his entourage follows in open staff cars. Glimpse of Military honor guard presenting arms in salute. View of the motorcade driving toward the camera, along the Unter den Linden, with the Brandenburg Gate in the background. Spectators line the sidewalks. The motorcade passes a long line of German military motorcyclists standing next to their machines. The motorcade stops there where Hitler steps from the lead car and crosses the street to enters the building housing the Auto Show, which is guarded by black uniformed SS troops standing along the sidewalk. Images of the Berlin 1937 Auto Show illustrated Posters advertising the "Internationale Automobil und Motorrad Ausstellung" (International automobile and motorcycle exhibition). Poster shows stylized artistic drawings of cars and sketch of the Brandenburg Gate. Inside the building a stage is lined with a group of trumpeters in fancy regalia, playing a fanfare. Nazi swastika banners are massed in the back of the stage. From a podium on stage Hitler delivers a short address to open the event, in which he reiterates his desire to have a low-price car produced for the ordinary people of Germany. Closeup of Joseph Goebbels with arms folded, in the audience. View of men in fancy regalia holding Nazi swastika banners. Next, Goebbels is seen at the podium, acting as a cheer leader for the National Socialistic Party (Nazi Party), the German nation, and its leader, Adolf Hitler. He leads the audience in chanting "Zieg Heil." three times. Curtains part revealing automobiles on display. Closeup of the front of a Daimler Benz car. Adolf Hitler leads others entering the exhibit floor, accompanied by executives of the automotive industry. Goebbels is seen at his side, next to Dr. H.C. Wilhelm Kissel, who became the first chairman of the Board of Daimler-Benz AG in 1937. Closeup of Hitler reaching out to a car, as Kissel stands near, behind him. Hitler and Kissel converse and Hitler embraces him and expresses his enthusiasm. Again Hitler reaches out to the car, commenting as he does. View of the exhibit floor filled with cars and people. Closeup of Hitler conversing with civilian auto executives as he stands next to a streamlined Adler 2,5 Liter Type 10 Cabriolet automobile. Closeup of the chrome embellished hood and front bumper of the Adler car. Hitler closely examining the tread of an auto tire. Closeup of transparent cutaway showing inside of a car hood. Hitler standing on the opposite side of the car. Hitler stands with several men discussing a DKW-Union automobile with its side hood panels raised. Men discussing the new Opel Admiral sedan introduced at this auto show. (The car was powered by a newly developed 3,626 cc straight-six engine.) Hitler with others, looking under the hood at the engine. Sketch of a German artificial rubber tire factory. View of materials used in tire manufacture. Closeups of tires. BMW R6 motorcycle and other motorcycles. Remainder of film devoted to engines, and many cars made by DKW-Union.

Date: 1937, February 20
Duration: 5 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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