Garfield Arthur Wood sets a new speedboat record of 102 miles per hour at Miami Beach Florida. Scenes of how Garfield Wood sets the record with Miss America IX. 23 March 1931.
View of a Greyhond tourist bus marked Jacksonville. Next, a different tourist bus with destination sign of Miami. Tourists in Florida travel south through Florida on the bus. View of the City Gate of St. Augustine, Florida, and a horse carriage passes through the stone gate. Flags flying on the oldest house in the city, known as the Gonzalez-Alvarez House (later the Oldest House Museum) on St. Francis street. The flags flying include the American flag, the Confederate flag, and others.Tourist bus travels on a bridge. View of tourists inside the vintage 1940s bus. Silhouette of the bus driver, driving the bus, and view through the windshield of the road ahead as the bus drives along Route 1 and over the Overseas Highway toward Key West. View of the bridges and ocean beneath. Scenes in Miami Beach area. View of the beach in Miami Beach.
Models in swimsuits walk on ramp during a fashion show held by Junior Leaguers in Miami Beach, Florida. Spectators and escorts see the show. A model walks in bridal gown. Models wearing wedding gown stand at the end of the show.
Newsreel titled 'Waiters stage annual obstacle race!' shows waiters carrying trays, with china ware and cutlery, participate in annual obstacle race at Miami beach in Florida. One of the waiters falls while crossing over an obstacle.
Beauties from around the world compete for the Miss Universe title being held at Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. 20-Year old Sylvia Louise Hitchcock, Miss USA, wins the title. in Miami Beach. Miss Venezuela is runner up.
Horse racing on the opening of Hialeah race course, Miami. Spectators cheers the participants. Cornelius Vanderbilt a 4 year old horse wins the race. 1931.