Shows the National Marble Championship held at Ocean City in New Jersey, United States. Contestants from round the country take part. Match played on hexagonal rings. Cliff Seaver of Springfield, Massachusetts wins the title. The crowned champion poses for the camera
The SS Leviathan, the largest ocean liner afloat, (former German ocean liner Vaterland, seized and renamed by the U.S. Government in 1917, as America entered World War 1). Tug boats assist the three-stacker Leviathan as she enters New York harbor. Tug boats working with another troop ship (two-stacker) in the harbor. Ferry boat in background. A sleek troop transport ship with two slanted stacks and rakish lines, accentuated by camouflage, in a New Jersey harbor.Two Navy troop ships underway with an airplane flying overhead. A column of U.S. Navy troop transport ships underway in the Atlantic ocean. A barrage balloon is seen overhead.
Police destroy gang guns off Sandy Hook in New Jersey, United States. New York Police officials dump thousands of weapons taken from gangsters, into the ocean. The weapons being dumped in the ocean to ensure their removal from the reach of criminals.
Memorial statue in Central Park, New York, to the 7th U.S. Army Regiment of World War I (World War 1, WWI, First World War). American infantrymen run with rifles from C-47 transport planes. U.S. soldiers in battlefield in Europe, and parading in tanks and marching,along the Champs Elysee,in Paris, France, with the Arch of Triumph behind them. Soldiers march with flags. People watch. Korean War era U.S. soldiers march with rifles. West Point cadets march in New York City. Houses and buildings along the sides of the street. U.S. Army soldiers in various modes of operation: riflemen, artillerymen, paratroopers,ski troops, and Army engineers building bridges. One scene shows a woman soldier working as a mechanic. Soldiers training on an obstacle course, traversing a polar region with dog sleds. A gun emplacement in Hawaii and U.S.troops parading in the Philippines. A ship traversing the Panama Canal. View of U.S. Army tent Camp in Puerto Rico. A U.S. soldier sentry standing guard beside the ocean, in summer, in Iceland. An American soldier poses on a hill in New Jersey, silhouetted against backdrop of the Manhattan skyline with tall skyscrapers of New York City seen behind him. Sergeant James Mansfield talks about Colonel William Wilson Quinn. Colonel William Wilson Quinn on the show discusses the blue badge of the combat infantryman. The badge framed on a wall. He says that the badge has a blue background which is the color of the infantry. Copy of a rifle on the badge is surrounded by a circle with a star.
Newsreel titled 'Champion babies of '37 parade at sea side resort ' shows babies dressed in unusual dresses as they participate in annual babies parade in Ocean City,New Jersey. Babies arrive in well decorated carriages and some even crawl down the road.
A marble championship in Ocean City, New Jersey. Boys compete at the National Marble Championship. Participants strike marbles. Aaron Butash of Throop Pennsylvania wins the championship as others run onto the course and surround him. The winner seated in a throne chair as he wears a victory crown. An official greets winner Aaron Butash.