A documentary on a tornado in Wichita Falls, Texas. Clouds in the sky. Warm air from the south overruns the cold air from the north. Rain falling. Houses in the area. A tornado in the area. A black cloud rising up. Aerial view of rubbled area.
A documentary titled 'Terrible Tuesday' about a tornado in Wichita Falls, Texas. A tornado hits the area. People inside a building. They kneel down. A man instructing a class of people about the tornado. He shows them a picture of a tornado. Cars passing on a street. A woman walking with the help of a stick. She was injured in the tornado. A church in the background. The woman speaks about the day on which the tornado hit the area and how she escaped. A man who escaped from the tornado talks about how he escaped. Damaged houses and buildings in the area. Wrecked cars and vehicles. A woman walking on a street. She also talks about her experience when the tornado occurred. A damaged bank. A woman stands nearby and speaks about the tornado. Wrecked vehicles and equipment. Rubbled buildings in the area.
A documentary on occurrence of a tornado in the United States. Exterior of the Ben Milam School building in Wichita Falls Texas. The building was damaged by the tornado. A woman seated at a desk. A weather radio in operation. Warning being given from the radio. She gives the information to the school principal Bill Parks. Students come out of their classes. They kneel down along the walls of the building. A man instructs people. He holds a picture of a tornado. People taking notes. A man seated in a car talking over a radio. A tornado hits the area. The information is transmitted. Houses and buildings in the area. Information about the location and the directions in which the tornado is heading is given.
Cowboys approaching ride horses into a stable. Cattle graze. Oil wells and military airfield from overhead. Distant view of Dallas Texas city skyline. Night view of streets and signs in Amarillo Texas. Daytime view of a tall skyscraper building and wide street in Houston Texas with cars and traffic View of the Hotel Nimitz in Fredericksburg Texas. Downtown Fort Worth Texas city street with shops, offices, and cars. Downtown area in Pampa Texas. Street corner view in Kerrville Texas. Two different views of The Alamo and surroundings in San Antonio, Texas. A water tower and oil rigs in Kilgore Texas. Downtown area of El Paso, Texas from elevated view. Street view in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Downtown view in Wichita Falls, Texas. Downtown San Angelo Texas views. Distant view of the city of Austin Texas from an elevated position, and then in downtown Austin featuring the State House Capitol building. Cattle, sheep, and sorghum farming views. Rice fields and Turkey ranches. Many oil rigs and oil wells. A busy shipyard in Texas making ships for World War II war effort. A sprawling aircraft factory. Oil rigs pumping oil. Farmer on tractor plows wheat field. View of rice harvesting (Massey Harris Self Propelled Harvest Brigade). Men stack magnesium bars. Magnesium factory next to ocean in Texas. Hand cotton picking and view of a mechanical cotton picker. Tractor pulling sorghum harvester. Sulfur mining and Helium plant in Amarillo. Black clouds in sky from burning natural gas in making synthetic rubber for war effort. Cliff of sulfur dynamited and loaded by train crane. Cowboys herd cattle and view of Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange. Angora goat farm and turkey farming. War time workers manufacturing. Alabama and Coushatta Native American Indian village with flag of service stars for men in the war. Indian children with elder and Indian logging camp. Campus of University of Texas and State Capitol in Austin. Well dressed women exit Dallas department store.
A documentary on occurrence of a tornado in Wichita Falls, Texas. Wrecked cars and rubbled equipment. Cars parked along street sides. Rescue workers, Red Cross workers and volunteers come to help the victims. They carry wounded on stretchers. Officers discussing amongst themselves. They look at a chart. They speak about coordination with the National Weather Service. A man seated in a car talking over a radio. Exterior of a building. Men working inside. They keep a watch on air disturbances with the help of satellites and radars. An officer seated at a desk. He speaks about working of the radars and the satellites. He looks at satellite pictures on a TV screen. Exterior of the National Severe Storms Laboratory. Cars parked outside the building. A man inside the laboratory speaking about the working of a radar.
Report from Texas: Texas' contribution to World War II on both battlefield and home front. Horsemen gallop across the terrain. Man on horse with cattle. Texas increases its production of synthetic rubber, magnesium, sulphur and agricultural products. Factories and industries. Construction work underway. An airfield. Soldiers march. Views of Dallas, Houston, Fredericksburg, Hotel Nimitz, Ft. Worth, Kerrville, Pampa, San Antonio, Kilgore, El Paso, Beaumont, Wichita Falls, San Angelo and Austin.