A horse race at the racing spa in Saratoga Springs, New York. The horse racers prepare to begin the race at the racing spa in Saratoga Springs. Officials seated on the stands. The race begins and the horses race on the track. A few officials look through binoculars. Three race horses moving ahead on the muddy track. The American-bred horse Equipoise with rider Sonny Workman races past the stands and reaches the finishing line. Equipoise, which won the Wilson Stakes, with the rider Sonny Workman on it, beside an official.
War Admiral races with other horses in Saratoga Springs, New york. Scenes of people at inner part of the ground, keenly watching the race and enjoy.
The commissioning ceremony of USS Saratoga in New York, United States. A large banner with an insignia and 'USS Saratoga (CVA-60)' written on it. U.S. Navy Admiral Felix B. Stump, Admiral W. F. Halsey and other naval officers and civilians seated near a speaker's stand. Cadets in the background. A flag being hoisted on the mast of the ship. Naval officers and civilians salute the flag. A naval officer speaks into a microphone. The civilians watch the ceremony. A fleet of aircraft fly overhead. Commanding Officer of USS Saratoga Captain R. J. Stroh speaks into the microphone. Chief Warrant Officer Moses, Rear Admiral Roscoe Henry Hillenkoetter, C. R. Brown and Vice Admiral F. W. McMahon. Governor of New York William Averell Harriman speaks into the microphone.
American aviator Wiley Post returns to Floyd Bennett Field in New York after completing his solo flight around the world in a just under 8 days. People gather in a large number to welcome him. They gather around his aircraft. Scene shifts to streets of New York City where Wiley Post is honored with a ticker tape parade for his Around The World achievement. The aviator seated aboard a jeep passing by. People celebrate and greet him. He is bestowed with the Medal of Valor by New York City Mayor John P. O'Brien. Next segment shows plane of American aviator Roscoe Turner landing, after his record-setting flight from New York to Los Angeles in 10 hours and 5 minutes flying his Wedell-Williams Model 44 (WW-44) aircraft. This won him the 1933 Bendix Trophy. Close view of Roscoe Turner smiling from the cockpit of his aircraft. From a November 10, 1958 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
Formal Commissioning Ceremony for USS Saratoga at Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York. 'USS Saratoga (SVA-60)' written with an insignia. Robert Joseph Stroh, Captain of the ship, laughs and poses. Decorated deck of the ship. A sailor sits on a sofa inside a cabin aboard the ship. Many ride the huge elevator up to the flight deck. People seated at the ceremony. Formations of Navy aircraft fly over the ship.
The commissioning ceremony of USS Saratoga in New York, United States. Dignitaries and officers in a line board USS Saratoga. A band plays aboard the ship. U.S. Navy Admiral Felix B. Stump, Admiral William F Halsey, U.S. Secretary of Navy Charles Thomas and other naval officers board the ship. A board in the background reads 'Home of Scharfer'. The officers converse with each other aboard the ship.