WC-121N Lockheed Super Constellation of Airborne Early Warning Squadron FOUR (VW-4) in flight over the Miami International Airport. VW-4 aircreww walk across a ramp where several WC-121N Aircraft are parked. View of a WC-121N aircraft in flight. View from outside the cockpit window of Pilot, copilot and flight engineer at their respective stations. The radio operator transmitting a message by key. A sailor marking data on a chart back in the Aviation Building in Miami, Florida. a sailor transmitting the information over a teletype machine. Office of the Commanding Officer of VW-4. Their logo on the office sign, containing hurricane warning signal (two gale force flags), a lightning bolt, an eye, and gold wings, plus the words: "Hurricane Hunters." Teletype message being received calling for a mission to make low level investigation of possible tropical depression at 700 millibar level (about 10 thousand foot altitude). VW-4 crew in the U.S. Naval Station, Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, planning the mission over a weather chart.
U.S. Naval officers walk across the lawn at the the Aviation Building, also known as the Fritz Hotel in Miami, Florida. Among tenants in the building is the Weather Bureau office and joint National Hurricane Center. Their WSR-57 radar antenna can be seen atop the building. Scene shifts to inside the Joint Hurricane center where theree Naval officers and a sailor are reviewing weather data. An animated map shows how the Caribbean regions are accessed by Hurricane Hunter aircraft from Jacksonville, Florida, and Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, respectively.
A documentary titled: 'Hurricane Circuit' on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. View of the Caribbean Sea. People standing at a harbor. Several boats anchored at the harbor. The people load their produces in the boats. Men and women standing on a pier. A car passing on the pier. A woman carrying a container on her head walking along. The Caribbean Sea and Florida located on an animated map. Florida is known for its forests, phosphate industry, farms, cattle and winter sports. Key West, Tampa and Miami located on the map. Aerial view of houses and buildings along a sea shore. Animation shows the movement of a hurricane. Rubbled houses and buildings. The Capitol building in the foreground. Buildings of the Navy Department. The building of the Hurricane Warning Weather Bureau Forecast Center in Miami. Men and women working inside the building. A woman and a man typing a document on tele typewriter. Animation shows how and from where the weather information is received. Cloud and sea condition, parametric condition, temperature and pressure conditions are analyzed.
A film titled 'Hurricane Hunters' about the role of Airborne Early Warning Squadron Four in the United States. Propellers of an aircraft rotate and it takes off. A Hurricane Hunter aircraft in flight. Crew members aboard an airborne aircraft as they work to warn against a possible hurricane. A ship underway in the rough sea during a hurricane. A man runs on street as strong wind blows and rainfall occurs. Strong breeze blows and rainfall occurs during a hurricane. Submerged houses, damaged train, damaged vehicles and houses. Men clear debris. Exteriors of a Joint Hurricane Warning center in Miami. Technicians work on weather maps.
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.
A fashion show in Miami, Florida. Models display latest designs in lingerie and negligees at a fashion show at Miami Biltmore in Miami, Florida. Models walk down the stage and amidst the audiences as they display the new collection. A band plays music on the stage.