Paper print. Early motion picture documentary. A crowd at a horse race track in Saint Louis, Missouri in the year 1904. A large crowd of spectators gathered at the race track. They take their seats in the stands. Trees in the background. Many persons carry umbrellas and parasols to shade them. A huge tent is set up in a field at the track.
Monkeys show balancing stunts at Saint Louis Zoological Park in St. Louis, Missouri. A monkey on a toy car. A monkey balances on a wheel. A monkey balances on a stand and a animal trainer places another monkey on the top. Spectators watch the stunts. A monkey kisses a young boy. A trainer holds hand of one of the monkeys and walks. Monkeys walk in tandem.
Paper print. An early motion picture titled 'Sporting Blood' depicts a fight between a husband and wife because of a race horse in the United States. A man reads sports news from a newspaper. His wife comes and sits with him at a table. A maid serves them tea. A telegram boy comes and hands a telegram to the man. It contains a tip on a horse race. The man tells his wife he must leave on important business. His wife reads the telegraph. The maid opens a door. Wife's friend enters. The women arm themselves with kitchen implements and leave the house. Two men talk on a street. A man on a horse drawn cart. Men purchase tickets from a race bid counter. They watch a trotters horse race. The man arrives home. The maid complains to the man about his wife. The man leaves his home and arrives at a court. He reports about his lost wife. The wife sits near a street fountain. Other women come and they talk to her. The husband asks a shopkeeper and other men about his lost wife. All the gamblers wives join together in protest.Their husbands follow them. The husband asks his wife to forgive him. He takes her to a stable and shows her the horse named Sweet Marie.Other husbands do likewise with their irate spouses.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh returns from Cuba. His plane approaches and lands in Saint Louis, Missouri. A large crowd awaits to welcome him. People help the plane halt on the wet and muddy field. Officials greet Lindbergh as he climbs out of the cockpit. Lindbergh in flying gear, stands before his plane 'Spirit of Saint Louis'. Lindbergh in the cockpit
Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) company's coast-to-coast passengers proceed on their flight legs from Saint Louis, Missouri to Waynoka, Oklahoma. TAT employee closes door on Ford 5-AT-B tri-motor passenger airplane, at St. Louis airport. Ground crewman plugs in compressed air hose to assist start of engine number three. TAT logo seen on side of the airplane. Next, the airplane taxis and takes off on plowed runway of snow-covered field. Animated map shows airplane heading to Kansas City, Missouri. View of cockpit as co-pilot shows weather report to pilot. Shift to a TAT weather station where meteorologists launch a balloon to check winds aloft. Closeup of the pilot's weather report being prepared. TAT officer serving a lunch to passengers in the plane. View from airplane of Kansas City, and then aerial view as it descends to Wichita, Kansas. Pilots in cockpit. Copilot radios Wichita. View of TAT radio operator responding and saying they should lookout for Lindbergh who is flying the route today. Next, Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh is seen flying past the Ford Tri-motor in his Curtiss Falcon biplane. Passengers look out to see him. View from the passenger plane descending over the city of Wichita, Kansas. Animated map shows next stop as Waynoka, Oklahoma. View from the air of numerous oil derricks in Oklahoma. Passengers leaving the airplane and boarding a trailer-bus at Waynoka. Closeup of flowers and sign on restaurant table, reading, "TAT, Reserved for TAT travelers." Passengers dining.
A basketball match played between the Boston Celtics and the St. Louis Hawks during the NBA (National Basketball Association) championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The game in progress. Spectators cheer. Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks scores 21 points in the first half. By the end of the game, Bob Pettit scores a then-playoff record of 50 points. The St. Louis Hawks defeat the Boston Celtics with a score of 110-109.