The college football Orange Bowl of 1944 between Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University Aggies in Miami, Florida, at the Miami Orange Bowl. The crowd in the stands of Orange Bowl Stadium. Band and flag corps march on the field carrying flags of various nations. A large float of a bald eagle with a crowned young woman rides atop the float. The game in progress. A cheering crowd in the stands. Highlights shown include two rushing touchdowns by LSU's Steve Van Buren and a passing touchdown by A&M. Louisiana State University beats Texas A&M University Aggies by a score of 19-14.
Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan with his grandson, John Bryant Leavitt, at his Winter home, "Villa Serena," Miami, Florida. Bryan , seated on dock, fishing with his grandson, also fishing, beside him. In unrelated sequence, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, is seen aboard a vessel in winter. The snow falling. Franklin Roosevelt with other men on the deck of the snow covered vessel.
United States Coast Guard helicopter lands on ground. Guards rescue civilians and save property in Miami, Florida. View of Coast Guard Miami Score board. Helicopters parked in line at Florida Air Station. Board of 'Busiest Air-Sea rescue Unit in the World' with United States Coast Guard insignia on top. Coast Guard helicopter patrols above the city. Helicopter lands on water surface to rescue during a training session. A Coast Guard rescues a man and puts him aboard the helicopter. Pilot checks the aircraft before flight. Engineers inspect helicopters inside hangar. Coast Guard operator speaks over phone. Technician draws diagram on paper. The pilot and Coast guard rescue team rush to board the helicopter. Helicopter taxis and takes off.
The role of Airborne Early Warning Squadron Four and the Joint Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. Eye of a tropical cyclone. A cloud cover and stormy seas, a ship sails through rough waters. Rainfall and strong winds as a hurricane hits an area. Damaged ships in a port, probably from Hurricane Carol in 1954. Trees fall in the street. Traffic light blows in the wind. Damaged boat seen, 'Angler N.Y.' Joint Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. A sign reads 'US Department of Commerce Weather Bureau'. Warning flags on a ship. A ship underway at sea. A reconnaissance aircraft in flight to warn against the hurricane. Men work on a weather map. Animation tracks the course of a hurricane, depicts months of hurricane occurrence, direction and speed of the wind.
Secretary of State, William Jennings Bryan, at his winter home, "Villa Serena," in Miami, Florida, looks at book with his grandson, John Bryant Leavitt. He blows a kiss to the cinematographer (presumably family member). Bryan and his grandson fish from a dock.
150 screen editors arrive for Epochal World's Premiere in Miami, Florida. Train arriving at station. Movie star Deanna Durbin leaves train station carrying flowers. She is greeted by crowd of fans, as she enters automobile and is escorted by motorcycles through Miami streets. Nighttime, celebrities arriving for the premier at the Lincoln Theatre in Miami. Screen writers from all over the country assemble for the premiere of the new hit 'Back Street'. Police officer on a white horse. A woman holds the flag of the United States. Star of the film, James Mason, arrives alone. Deanna Durbin, Canadian singer and actress, arrives for the premiere. Her many admirers wave and cheer.