35,000 racing fans seated in the spectator area for a horse race at Narragansett Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The crowd cheers. The race starts and horses run on the track. A horse named Howard shows amazing speed and beats Bull Lea horse.
U.S. Marine Honor Guard in dress uniform stands at attention on the ramp at Naval Air Station Quonset Point, Rhode Island, anticipating the arrival of President John F. Kennedy, and his party. They decide to reposition themselves, and march, at 'trail arms,' toward the camera. Many sailors and other naval personnel and families have turned out to see the President. They are lined up behind a rope across the ramp. Some children are seated on the ground. Camera focuses on some with closeups.Several members of a greeting party stand near steps positioned for placement against Air Force One, when it arrives. Governor John A. Notte, Jr. of Rhode Island strolls across the ramp to where State Rhode Island State Trooper, Robert F. Washburn Jr.(wearing number 18 on his uniform) and others, are standing around a table holding a large silver punch bowl. Trooper Washburn holds a matching silver goblet. A phalanx of photographers stands ready for the arrival. Air Force One lands (It is Douglas VC-118A, serial number 53-3240). White smoke is seen off to the side, as the President's arrival is greeted with cannon salute.
Damage due to a hurricane in Rhode Island, United States. Wrecked vehicles and equipment on streets. People gather on the streets. Rubbled houses and buildings. A wrecked car on a street.
Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.
President John F Kennedy's plane arrives at Quonset point in Rhode Island, USA. Plane taxis to parking area. Large crowd gathered. Ramp placed at side of plane. President and Mrs Kennedy and party disembark from plane. They are greeted by an admiral at foot of ramp. Marine Corps flag at the dip. Marine officer in charge of honor guard stands. Marine band plays during president's visit. President and party at attention during the honors. Marine honor guard is inspected by the President. President Kennedy holds bouquet of roses and walks off with party. Crowd waves at President. Photographers take pictures of President Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy. Naval personnel and civilians applaud. Mr and Mrs Kennedy board a marine helicopter. Helicopter takes off.
Lieutenant Commander Harvey J. Smith, Executive Officer of the American submarine, USS Tinosa (SS-283). View of him and crew of the boat lined up on the deck, at (according to slate) harbor in Rhode Island, USA. Complete change of scene to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where several Gato class submarines are lined up in the harbor, with their respective crews all standing on deck. Spectators in background.