The Sleek Ones: Auto Show Unveils What's To Come shows various latest models of cars being displayed at the 1965 International Automobile Show in New York City. A live Jaguar animal lays near a Jaguar car on display. A 1965 Griffith Series 200 on display, featuring a checker paint job. Cars from Rover, Bentley, Jaguar, Triumph, Austin Cooper, and other manufacturers are displayed. Cars with special features for movie productions are also displayed, including one with a rotating license plate and a signal light that opens to reveal a gun barrel. Rolls Royce from the film The Yellow Rolls Royce on display. A Cord 8/10 convertible vehicle on display.
Plot to blow up U.S. landmarks is uncovered in New York on February 16, 1965. Targets to blow up American landmarks: The Statue of Liberty in New York, the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, The Shrine of Liberty in Pennsylvania, and the Washington Monument in Washington DC. View of vacant lot near the Woodland apartments in New York City. Bomb squad men moving package of dynamite. Bomb squad truck moving through city streets. The plot was organized by Robert Steele Collier, Walter Augustus Bowe, and Khaleel Sultran Sayyed of Black Liberation Front (BLF) and also a Canadian women, Michelle Duclos, of a Quebec separatist party. Uncover police man Raymond Wood is seen getting an award for uncovering the plot.
A documentary titled 'Uptown: Portrait of The South Bronx 1965' . A boy flies kite in South Bronx in New York City. Passengers wait on the station as a train arrives. Extensive footage of the "Hub" , Melrose, Third Avenues and 149th Street area. Newspaper headline 'America Falling!' seen as people sell and buy newspapers. View of crowded market area. A man gets his shoes shined by a shoeshine boy.
A man and a boy ride together on a tandem bicycle along a road with a beach in the background. A woman riding a motorcycle on a city street. A man riding an antique bicycle with a giant front wheel and small back wheel. Two boys riding a bicycle. One of the boys sits atop a silver food delivery box in front of the bike, with writing, "Arturo's 106 W. Houston Street, CH-25315" (from Arturo's Pizzeria in Greenwich Village, New York City). Two people biking through a lot of recreational vehicle homes with a expansive desert landscape in the backround. Boys play baseball and children on swings with their parents watching them. Two of they kids are twin boys, dressed identically, and swinging on the swings in the same rhythm. A boy on a tire swing that hangs from a large tree. Boys huddled on a sidewalk playing a game. Camera angle widens and reveals they are in a ridge-top neighborhood with a large industrial factory belching smoke and pollution into the sky in the background. People entering a church on an Autumn day with blue sky and trees with golden leaves changing color for fall. Male teacher in classroom lecturing at a blackboard. Students appear to be older high school or early college age. Various people seated at desks in an office working, and separately a view of equipment and people working in a laboratory. A man seated at a microscope. 1965.
Mixture of reenactments for older 18th and19th Century life scenes in America, and actual footage from the 20th century. Workers cut timber with an axe. Cattle-drawn carriage passes. Laying log roads. Building a railroad. View of Chinese railroad laborer. Stringing telegraph wire on log poles. Steam locomotive pulls passenger train and belches black smoke. Reenactment of farmers ("Minute Men") assembling and marching off to meet the British. Facsimile of United States Declaration of Independence. Actual footage from the early 1900s (circa 1910) of newly arriving immigrants arriving at Ellis Island for processing, including men, women, and children. Two boys pose for the camera smiling. Immigrants with their luggage in hand walk on docks of Ellis Island to or from processing areas. View of the Statue of Liberty on Bedloes Island and the words inscribed on statue of Liberty. Immigrants at Ellis Island. Diverse group of peoples raising their right hands as they take oath and become U.S. Citizens. Myriad different faces of Americans, including men, women, and children and people of different ethnic backgrounds including Asian, African American, and white. Three children gathered around a seated elderly man as he reads to them. Citizens deliberating on local development matters. Congress in session. Women voting registrars checking names as as voters arrive to cast their ballots in an election, and people entering voting booths to vote. Views of new 1965 Ford and Chrysler and other automobiles. New Ford tractors on display. 1965 "concept" automobiles on display. Reenactment of engineers using time and motion studies in a factory. Workers in different kinds of factories and manufacturing plants in the the early 20th century (1910s, 1920s, and 1930s) employing mass assembly line methods for the creation of goods. Various machines operated in factory. Workers engaged in mass production. Finished goods display in shops. Sales person selling curling irons. Another selling a flat iron.Two women and an early version clothes washer. A woman tries out vacuum cleaner as salesman helps her. Men making sinks and tubs. A crew of women tightens fasteners on assembly line, using "Yankee" screwdrivers. Warehouse men moving crates and a shipping warehouse filled with boxes and busy workers. One scoots with his foot on a hand cart. Workers leaving factory at end of work shift. Grain harvester at work. Laboratories for medicine, industrial, and plant research, with scenes of scientists and technicans running experiments and views of test tubes, beakers, flasks, and measurement apparatus. Image of globe spinning. An African city and women near a market selling goods and moving good held high on their heads. A Latin American city. American cooperation with hispanic people on civic projects. Families lined up at a health clinic for babies. One baby is being weighed. Americans including US Army soldiers working with Latin Americans on a construction project.
The world mourns Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Scenes from the life of Winston Churchill. Churchill and his wife greet the Queen of England. People follow Churchill on a street of London during Battle of Britain, as he tours blitz damaged areas. Churchill crosses the Atlantic and meets U.S. President Roosevelt. A navy officer stands nearby. Churchill at the rails of a ship looks out into the sea. Churchill in a barge with other sailors. Churchill in conference with U.S. General Eisenhower. Churchill on a stage. Churchill in a motorcade passes through Broadway on the streets of New York City. Churchill addresses the American Congress. Churchill walks with General Eisenhower on the lawn of the White House. Photographers click pictures. Exterior of 10 Downing Street. as people cheer Churchill.