Sportsmen play a game of water-ski polo in Winter Haven, Florida. People in a boat. A man standing on the boat signals. A team of sportsmen play a game of water-ski polo. The sportsmen standing on surf-boards hit a ball. They pass the ball to team members.
A man indulging in water sports on a beach in Winter Haven, Florida. Women wave to him as he rides on surf board. He is towed by a motor boat. Trees on the beach. A man and a woman put on twin skimmers. They are towed by a motor boat. They come aboard after riding. Another couple cheers them.
Newsreel clip showing baseball great Babe Ruth exercising indoors during the winter of 1932. Title card says he is demanding $80,000 contract -- he would receive a reported $75,000 instead. Ruth, wearing shorts and sweatshirt, climbs on stationary cycle and begins pedaling as a man rides another cycle beside him. Camera pans down to Ruth's well-known skinny legs. Ruth looks at clock on wall, wipes sweat from his face. Next, Ruth sits in 1930s-style sauna box and takes a sauna with a towel over his head. Other man playfully shoves his head while he is inside the box. Same man later seen wearing boxing gloves and throwing several punches at Ruth's stomach. Ruth takes a few, then delivers a left-handed punch to the head that pushes the much smaller man away.
A documentary titled: 'Hurricane Circuit' on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. View of the Caribbean Sea. People standing at a harbor. Several boats anchored at the harbor. The people load their produces in the boats. Men and women standing on a pier. A car passing on the pier. A woman carrying a container on her head walking along. The Caribbean Sea and Florida located on an animated map. Florida is known for its forests, phosphate industry, farms, cattle and winter sports. Key West, Tampa and Miami located on the map. Aerial view of houses and buildings along a sea shore. Animation shows the movement of a hurricane. Rubbled houses and buildings. The Capitol building in the foreground. Buildings of the Navy Department. The building of the Hurricane Warning Weather Bureau Forecast Center in Miami. Men and women working inside the building. A woman and a man typing a document on tele typewriter. Animation shows how and from where the weather information is received. Cloud and sea condition, parametric condition, temperature and pressure conditions are analyzed.
Garfield Arthur Wood sets a new speedboat record of 102 miles per hour at Miami Beach Florida. Scenes of how Garfield Wood sets the record with Miss America IX. 23 March 1931.
Horse racing on the opening of Hialeah race course, Miami. Spectators cheers the participants. Cornelius Vanderbilt a 4 year old horse wins the race. 1931.