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Wives collar their husbands after a beard growing derby and shave them in Renton, Washington.

Wives shave their bearded husbands after a beard growing derby in Renton, King County, Washington. Participants of beard-growing derby sit. Women collar their bearded spouses and pour shaving cream on their faces. They shave their beard. A dog with a beard seated. Men with tapes on their face seated as they pose.

Date: 1939, July 14
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Construction of first Boeing Model 717 (KC-135) U.S. Air Force military jet tanker, at Renton, Washington. USA

The first U.S. Air Force jet tanker prototype being assembled in the Boeing Renton plant in Washington, USA. Like the Boeing 707, Its design is based on the Boeing Model 367-80 ("Dash 80"). But it is smaller, overall, than the 707, has a narrower, windowless fuselage, different cockpit window configuration, etc. Engineers are seen looking at design drawings placed on a wing. A worker climbs partway out of cockpit window.. A woman works on an engine nacelle. Several views of the plant interior with all activity concentrated on construction of this single aircraft.

Date: 1956
Duration: 2 min 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes of New York City buildings in 1939, and of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair

From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States KC-135 rolls out of the assembly line for its first public appearance at the Renton Plant in Seattle, Washington

Film titled 'The Jet Stratotanker-An introduction to the KC-135 airplane'. U.S. KC-135, an aerial refueling tanker aircraft rolls out of the assembly line for its first public appearance at the Renton Plant in Seattle, Washington. People gather in large numbers. A KC-97 in crowd's background. A U.S. B-52 takes off from the runway. Scenes of KC-135 and KC-97 in flight. Shows KC-97 refueling several aircraft such as F-84, RB-45C, B-47 and B-52 at a high altitude. A Boeing 357-80 (Dash 80) takes off from an airfield. A B-52 comes in contact with the refueling boom of the Boeing 357-80.

Date: 1956, July 18
Duration: 4 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
KC-135 takes off for its maiden test flight from the Renton Plant in Seattle, Washington.

Shows a series of pre-flight tests being performed on a Boeing KC-135 at the Boeing Flight Center of the Renton Plant in Seattle, Washington. Boeing wing flaps and tail rudder being tested. Technicians work at engines of KC-135. Interior view of a control room. KC-135 takes off for its maiden test flight. KC-135 in flight. KC-135 lands successfully after the test flight. Refueling boom of KC-135.

Date: 1956, August 31
Duration: 4 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United Atates Air Force officers observe preliminary ground tests of Boeing DASH -80 experimental jet transport aircraft

United States Air Force Officers walk around Boeing DASH-80 experimentsl prototype aircraft parked at the Boeing field, Renton, Washington, United States. Views from vehicle riding on the airfield runway. Boeing Stratocruiser aircraft (Air Force C-135) seen parked beside the runway. Boeing test pilot, Tex Johnston, waves from cockpit of DASH-80, taxis it to runwah and makes high-speed run on the ground. He returns and parks. Boeing technicians crowd around and about the aircraft and pilot Johnston walks amongst them.

Date: 1954
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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