500 Swanky Pets' strut at West Coast Dog Show. A 'Dog town special' arrives carrying a variety of dogs for tenth annual Santa Cruz dog show in Santa Cruz, California. Owners display their dogs.
'I was there' depicts Japanese attack on USS Hornet. A car pulls up to the Naval hospital in California, United States. Men relax by the pool side as electrician's meet on United States aircraft carrier Hornet, Tom Heikendor, narrates how the carrier was attacked by the Japanese planes in the Pacific Theater off Santa Cruz. Japanese fighter planes attack the Hornet and explosions occur. Anti aircraft guns knocks down a Japanese plane. Another set of Japanese planes attack the carrier. Smoke rises as explosions occur. Smoke rises from the carrier. Wounded men aboard the carrier transferred onto a destroyer by breeches buoys. A stretcher transferred onto the destroyer.
Famous screen stars announce their engagement in Santa Monica, California. Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers announce their engagement at the Riviera Country Club. Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers shake hands with polo players.
A map of the United States. Exterior view of the Santa Barbara Mission at Santa Barbara in California, USA. A monk walking in a covered walkway of the Mission. Greyhound tourist bus travels through a tunnel and on a highway. Exterior views of the greyhound bus, and interior point of view shot of highway and approaching tunnel from inside the bus. Silhouette of the bus driver, driving on the highway.
U.S. Navy during the Battle of Santa Cruz Island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Battle of Santa Cruz island, during World War 2. USS Hornet and other ships underway in the Pacific Ocean. USS Hornet on fire as a single-stack destroyer circling her attempts to assist. An airplane taking off from USS Hornet prior to her being damaged. Anti aircraft artillery being fired from a ship. numerous black puffs of Flak in the sky. Crew on the deck of Craven-Class Destroyer. Fire hoses over the side of the ship. Crew of Hornet hoist buckets of seawater aboard to help fight the fire.
Christmas parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colorful floats in Toyland parade. Various characters as floats pass on the streets, including what appears to be a very early Fred Flintstone character. A carriage drawn by a number of Clydesdale horses carries Santa, and stops at a building while Santa climbs a ladder to greet children. Another parade celebrating Christmas in Hollywood, California. Hollywood actors and actresses on various floats pass in front of the News View Newsreel Theater, near the Egyptian theater on Hollywood blvd. Actors seen on floats include Red Skelton on the "Red Skelton Show" float, Sabu riding an elephant, Judy Canova on the "Judy Canova Show" float, William Bendix with cast on "The Life of Riley" float, Ralph Edwards on the "Truth or Consequences" float, Jimmy Durante on his float, and finally, N.B.C.'s Jack Benny along with Santa at the end of the parade.