A film about the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. A neon sign reads 'Welcome Sugar bowl'. A New Orleans Saints logo beneath it. Artists sketch of exterior of the Louisiana Superdome. A play from a football game featuring the New Orleans Saints. Horses run along a race track at the Fair Grounds Race Course as spectators look on. Women play tennis on a court. Men enjoy golf on a course. Sail boats underway at sea.
A parade procession of floats during the annual Mardi Gras carnival in New Orleans, United States. Slate says, "Romance, work and play combine to make the charm of New Orleans." Views from high in a building of a main thoroughfare in New Orleans filled with a crowd cheering as Mardi Gras floast pass in the street. Various buildings of New Orleans seen in that view. Closer view from within crowd as floats pass, including revelers on horseback, and a double headed dragon float.
View of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Tourists view equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. View of streets of downtown New Orleans French Quarter. Exteriors of the Napoleon House. Cars, trucks, and pedestrian traffic on streets. At Mississippi River port in New Orleans, view of a passenger steamship or paddle wheel steamer arriving at dock. View of steamship underway on the Mississippi River.
Doctor James Smith, President of Louisiana State University arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Doctor James Smith brought from Canada to New Orleans where he is to serve jail time for embezzlement charges. Aircraft lands on the runway and Doctor James Smith and other people come out of it. Crowd gather around the airplane. View of various LSU buildings, a tower and scenes from the college campus of Louisiana State University in 1939.
From a film about the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. A sign reads 'Louisiana Heritage Fair'. People gathered to listen to bands and watch dancers at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest). A band plays music. Dancers in colorful costumes.
Jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong in the United States. Armstrong speaking during an interview. He says that he was born in 1900, in "James Alley." (He was actually born in 1901.) A large crowd in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. A large float in the parade. highlights of Louis's life. Louis Armstrong's childhood home, shortly before it was demolished in the mid-1960s. In 1901, Louis Armstrong is born on August 4th, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Mary (Mayann) and William Armstrong. A photograph of Louis with his mother, Mayann, and sister, Mama Lucy (Beatrice), c. 1922. View of the French Quarter in New Orleans, with characteristic ironwork and porches. A horse carriage and a vehicle moving down a city street. A view of Louis Armstrong's teachers Bunk Johnson, Joe 'King' Oliver and others. Louis Armstrong says that he has played with all the best musicians. Louis Armstrong seated with a trumpet in his hand and other musicians standing beside him.