Shows Martin M-130 ,the Giant China Clipper docked at ports of San Pedro after it was forced to land 700 miles short due to an oil clog. Captain and a few crew members can be seen standing on fuselage. An inside view of plane as crew members look out of clipper's windows. Shots of rear and front views of the Clipper.January 1938.
Los Angeles City Hall visible in the background. Hotel Pacific seen. Hotel San Pedro and theatre Fuji seen. The Sumitono Japanese Bank in the street. Grocery shops are present. A board shows San Pedro street sign at intersection with 1st Street.
SS President Coolidge and SS President Adams tied up at pier in San Pedro. Stern and bow of ships are shown. Emblem of new American President Lines shown. A cargo ship at pier in background at
Long Beach harbor. Men on truck unloading scarp iron onto pile. Pile of scrapped iron on the pier.
View of freighter at pier with yacht and tugboat going by. Views of lumbers piled up on pier with freighter in the background.
Freighter unloading coke and view of crane swinging coke from ship and dropping coke into a railroad car.
Fishermen on a strike against low rates offered by fish canners in San Pedro, California. A harbor jammed with idle boats as the fishermen roam the beach. The fishermen ready their vessels for return to the water when the disagreement is settled. The fishermen sort fish aboard the boats and empty fishnets.