Bill Casper wins the U.S. Open Golf Championship in Westchester, New York. A golf match at Winged Foot Course. Players like Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer and Mike Souchak hit the golf ball. Players put the ball in the hole. Audience clap for the players. Bill Casper wins the match. Bill with the trophy.
Film opens showing a commercial DC-9 in fight, overhead, approaching for landing at LaGuardia Airport, with landing gear and flaps extended. Scene shifts to hazy view of buildings silhouetted against lighter sky. View of rooftops with a boy walking across one. Buildings with pigeons on the roof. A woman dries clothes on a roof. A boy flies a kite from a roof. Cars parked on the street below. Pigeons flying. Youths playing basketball. 1:08 to end footage taken from atop 700 East 156th Street. 1:08 follows a train northwest along the Westchester Avenue line. 1:18, a view East of the newly elevated Bruckner Expwy and Whitestone and Throggs Neck bridges in distance. 1:21,a view to the Northwest, 3203-3211 Park Avenue is the curved building in the foreground, George Washington Bridge seen in the distance. 1:25, view west down 156th Street. 1:29 Train runs along Westchester Avenue to 156 and Tinton. 1:34 panning from south to west, Consolidated Edixon plant in Port Morris can be seen in distance. Rikers Island can also be seen in the East River. ( Note: A very large number of the buildings shown burned down in the next 10-20 years.)
A golf tournament at the Westchester Country Club in New York, United States. Spectators at the club to watch the tournament. Several golfers strike balls with their golf clubs. People use binoculars to have a clear view. Arnold Palmer hits the ball. People on the grounds. Paul Harney hits the ball. Palmer ends upon the 72nd hole in a tie with Harney. They go into a sudden death playoff in which Palmer wins after Harney misses his putt. Palmer and Harney shake hands. They both pose with a man.
Crowd gathers for the Westchester Kennel Club Fixture in Rye, New York. People arrive with their dogs for the event. Dimas Earthstopper, a dachshund is awarded as the best dog.
Two passenger airplanes collide with each other in air but pilots' tactics save lives of passengers, New York. Police officers observe one of the damaged planes at the Kennedy Airport. The other plane crashed landing on a hill side in Westchester County. Investigating officers observe the plane and its cockpit with dead body of its pilot Captain Charles J White, who died while making attempt to evacuate all passengers.
Launch of the National Foundation's expanded 1959 Program for Victories Beyond Polio in New York. Children suffering from Polio,Arthritic disease and birth disease at the launch of National Foundation's expanded 1959 Program. They move on crutches and wheel chair. Women stand behind them. Women hold posters.