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A pilot gets into the cockpit of a jet helicopter, the helicopter in flight and Igor Sikorsky looks on in Connecticut.

U.S. Army's new jet helicopter in flight in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. A pilot gets into the cockpit of a jet helicopter. A four blade main rotor of the helicopter rotates. The helicopter retracting its landing gears. The helicopter hovers in the air. The jet helicopter in flight. U.S. aircraft designer Igor Sikorsky looks at the helicopter with binoculars. The helicopter in flight.

Date: 1954, September 6
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
CAS-2A aerial camera and its functions with other units and assembly and camera loading are demonstrated in the U.S.

Functions of an aerial camera and its units are demonstrated in the United States. CAS-2A aerial camera for trick photography. A reel from which two images can be taken is unrolled. A reel which is used for obtaining 3D images by a stereo viewer is unrolled. A demonstrator opens the slit of the camera and adjusts light intensity and film speed. He shows two lenses. Lenses can be rotated to several degrees. Manual settings are done prior to photography. Other units of installation include: power unit, scanner, scanner converter and control system of camera. Control panel: the power switch is turned on. Green light on special panel indicates that camera is operated correctly. Various buttons of panel including film failure, inadequate light intensity and exposure remaining. The scanner and computer dial of the control panel is adjusted. Dials for ground speed and altitude of flight are adjusted. Focal length and depression angle are adjusted on the power unit. Photo recorder unit incorporates a motion picture camera. Photo recorder panel is shown. Assembly and loading of the camera: Slit assembly is installed in the camera. 3 slit assembly include left oblique photography, right oblique photography and slit assembly for vertical photography. Electric connections are made. Assembly pushed in to the camera. Lens unit is mounted on the camera. One assembly is cleaned. Two cassettes are take up and supply cassettes. Loading of the supply cassette: A cover is removed, light lock is opened and a pivot is withdrawn. The film is pushed through the light lock. The cover is replaced and a latch is locked. The supply cassette is mounted on the camera. Take up cassette is mounted on the camera. Both cassettes are locked. Camera loading is complete.

Date: 1954
Duration: 12 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Need for rehabilitation of mentally disabled children in the United States.

A volunteer helps a mentally disabled girl. Close-up of a sign 'State Department of Health, Mansfield. State Training School and Hospital'. Exterior of the building. A man opens a locked door with a key and enters. Superintendent Verne Kelly, mentions help from the University of Connecticut and its students, participating in a cooperative education program, called the "Big Brother and Big Sister" program, particularly for Mansfield children who have no parents or visitors. He quotes one child as saying "a big sister is someone who knows all about us and still likes us." A mentally disabled girl helped by a volunteer tries to bowl. At first she cries. Then she succeeds and is happy. A boy stands nearby. A wheelchair in the background. The woman and the girl smile.

Date: 1969
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
During a U.S. Navy Training two sailors demonstrate offensive wrist lock, reverse wrist lock and double wrist lock.

A navy training program in the U.S. teaches sailors different methods of attack and counterattack. Two sailors demonstrate the offensive wrist lock. One of the sailors strangles the second with his right hand. The second sailor grabs the wrist of the attacker in such a way that his thumbs are on the back of the palm and fingers are on the wrist of the attacker. The attacker falls on the ground with the sailor still holding his wrist. The sailor kicks the attacker in the groin area and takes out his pistol from the holster. Next they demonstrate reverse wrist lock. The attacker advances with his right hand outstretched. The sailor uses his left hand to secure the upper arm of the attacker and bends his wrist with his own right hand. He twists the arm of the attacker. They demonstrate double wrist lock. The attacker tries to grab the knees of the sailor who passes his left arm below the left elbow of the attacker. He grabs the wrist of the attacker with his right arm and bends his arm. Both of them fall down.

Date: 1942
Duration: 3 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrive in Miami where Duchess will undergo dental surgery. Crowd greets them.

Duke of Windsor who is also the Governor of the Bahamas, and the Duchess of Windsor, arriving in Miami where the Duchess will undergo dental surgery. A bay and palm trees as seen from a veranda of building in Miami, United States. Railings in foreground. Exteriors of a building. A ship enters the bay and harbor pulled by a tugboat, and is backed to a dock. U.S. Coast guardsman on dock. The Duke of Windsor (Governor of the Bahamas) talks with men aboard ship. Passengers embark on ship. Crowd wave from behind fences on dock. Duke and Duchess of Windsor at microphones.Local policemen and ship's crew in background. The Duke makes a statement. Crowd breaks up and leaves the pier. The ship moves away from the dock.

Date: 1940
Duration: 4 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
During a U.S. Navy Training two sailors demonstrate how to break rear body lock, front strangle and front body lock.

A U.S. Navy Training in which two sailors demonstrate methods of attack and counterattack in a hand to hand combat. Two sailors demonstrate how to break rear body lock with hip lock. One sailor of the pair attacks the second one from behind and grabs him. The second sailor twists around, brings his left arm beneath the attacker's arms, and uses his right arm to grab the attacker's arm. He bends and hauls the attacker over. This causes both of them to fall with the sailor on the top of the attacker. They demonstrate how to break front strangle with arm wedge. One of the sailors of the pair strangles the second one from front. The second sailor joins the palms of his hands and raises his arms to dislodge the arms of the attacker from around his neck. He then hits the attacker on his face. They demonstrate how to break front body lock with knee lift or foot kick. One of the sailors grabs the second one in the middle from the front. The second sailor puts his hands on the attacker's waist, pushes him back a little and stamps on the foot of the attacker. He hits at the shin of the attacker with his foot and gives a blow to the groin of the attacker with his knee. The attacker falls on the ground.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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