Golden Gate International Exposition in Treasure Island. George Creel and Elsa Maxwell visit Federal Theatre in Treasure Island. Mr and Mrs Philip Youtz, Director of Pacific House also visit the theatre. They sign in the visitors' book.
Street level view near the southeast corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Los Angeles, California. View facing north on Vine Street. A car towing a three-wheel motorcycle turns east onto Hollywood Blvd. Late 1940s and early 1950s automobiles driving on the street. Camera pans westward and other buildings are seen looking north on Vine, including the El Capitan Theatre at 1735 North Vine Street (now the Avalon Hollywood nightclub), the Ontra Cafeteria at 1719 North Vine Street (now the Redbury Hotel at 1717 North Vine), the Melody Lane cafe at the northwest corner of Hollywood and Vine, and the Harris & Frank store on Hollywood Boulevard. Brief view of a streetcar or trolley going west on Hollywood Boulevard. Street level camera view then shifts to the southeast corner of Ivar Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, looking west on Hollywood Blvd. Theater marquee of the Admiral Theatre (later the Vine Theatre) is seen across the street at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard. Beyond it, looking west, is the Security Pacific Bank building at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard, and beyond that are the Warners Radio Towers for station KFWB atop the Warner Bros Theatre. Pedestrians walking on sidewalks, and cars and trucks on the street. Scene shifts to various elevated views of Los Angeles with a heavy smog layer settled over the city.
Golden Gate International Exposition in Treasure Island. People at Federal Theatre grounds. A view of flowers and water in the theatre. The building of Federal Theatre. Carved statues on the walls of the theatre. A sign reads 'Federal Theatre'. An aircraft in flight for an air show. Another aircraft on ground.
Portrays the suffering of wounded U.S. soldiers in action during a Pacific campaign in World War II, Pacific Ocean Theater. A naval air transport flying boat in action for transporting severe cases to hospital which is far away. Wounded soldier carried on stretcher. Wounded soldiers loaded aboard army transport aircraft parked on airfield. Wounded soldier lying on stretchers and beds aboard hospital ship USS Bountiful (AH-9) at anchor off the coast. Nurse and doctor examine wounded men. A wounded soldier gets head massage. Operation theatre aboard hospital ship shows soldiers with severe wounds on arms and legs being operated by surgeons. Patient on wheel chair pushed on deck of USS Bountiful. Wounded soldiers on deck of ship relax and smoke. Blood stained faces of soldiers.
Actors of Federal Theatre of San Francisco and Los Angeles listen to the broadcast of play in New York. A conference of writers unit at Federal Theatre in Treasure Island. Rehearsal of 'One -Third of The Nation'. A poster at an advertising board of Federal Theatre. A view of the garden, ducks in water and fountains in the Federal Theatre.
Golden Gate International Exposition in Treasure Island. Projection Room (projectionist booth) in the Federal Theatre with a film projectionist operating a vintage motion picture projector. Dressing room of men at theatre. An actor dressed for his part reads a magazine. A motion picture 'The River' is played. An actor wearing a dressing gown puts on make-up for his part as the witch in the production. He applies makeup to his own body, face, and teeth, and puts on remaining pieces of his costume. He emerges on stage as the witch during a production of Hansel and Gretel in the theater.