The Sleek Ones: Auto Show Unveils What's To Come shows various latest models of cars being displayed at the 1965 International Automobile Show in New York City. A live Jaguar animal lays near a Jaguar car on display. A 1965 Griffith Series 200 on display, featuring a checker paint job. Cars from Rover, Bentley, Jaguar, Triumph, Austin Cooper, and other manufacturers are displayed. Cars with special features for movie productions are also displayed, including one with a rotating license plate and a signal light that opens to reveal a gun barrel. Rolls Royce from the film The Yellow Rolls Royce on display. A Cord 8/10 convertible vehicle on display.
A town in the United States. Automobile traffic on street. Brief view of a riverboat or steamboat on a river. Next scene is Main Street in Madison Wisconsin, with cars and trucks on street. Capitol building dome in Madison is visible in distance. Point of view from a moving vehicle of shops and businesses on West Main Street in Madison, Wisconsin. Businesses include The Drake; Fashion Shop; Chris Eckert; Edward Eckert at 125 and 127 W. Main Street. Next is "W. H. Hanger Plumbing and Heating at 123 West Main Street, Madison, Wisconsin. Then a Steak and Fried Chicken restaurant. Next is Margaret's Beauty Salon; Goodyear Tires; J.C. Penney Company. Scene changes to a house. A man comes out of a house carrying a fishing pole. Brief scene of two young men in a library.
A tornado hits the Mid West states in the United States. Wreckage of houses in Iowa. Broken chairs and ruins in Wisconsin and Arkansas. Broken roofs and damaged houses in Illinois and Michigan. Ruins of damaged cars. A turned over car. A woman checks her ruined house hold in Indiana. A damaged piano in the house. River Mississippi flows over the danger level. The water flow touches rail tracks. Floods in a town in Minnesota. An officer puts luggage in a truck. People load ice blocks on the truck. Soil erosion on the paths due to ice.
Mixture of reenactments for older 18th and19th Century life scenes in America, and actual footage from the 20th century. Workers cut timber with an axe. Cattle-drawn carriage passes. Laying log roads. Building a railroad. View of Chinese railroad laborer. Stringing telegraph wire on log poles. Steam locomotive pulls passenger train and belches black smoke. Reenactment of farmers ("Minute Men") assembling and marching off to meet the British. Facsimile of United States Declaration of Independence. Actual footage from the early 1900s (circa 1910) of newly arriving immigrants arriving at Ellis Island for processing, including men, women, and children. Two boys pose for the camera smiling. Immigrants with their luggage in hand walk on docks of Ellis Island to or from processing areas. View of the Statue of Liberty on Bedloes Island and the words inscribed on statue of Liberty. Immigrants at Ellis Island. Diverse group of peoples raising their right hands as they take oath and become U.S. Citizens. Myriad different faces of Americans, including men, women, and children and people of different ethnic backgrounds including Asian, African American, and white. Three children gathered around a seated elderly man as he reads to them. Citizens deliberating on local development matters. Congress in session. Women voting registrars checking names as as voters arrive to cast their ballots in an election, and people entering voting booths to vote. Views of new 1965 Ford and Chrysler and other automobiles. New Ford tractors on display. 1965 "concept" automobiles on display. Reenactment of engineers using time and motion studies in a factory. Workers in different kinds of factories and manufacturing plants in the the early 20th century (1910s, 1920s, and 1930s) employing mass assembly line methods for the creation of goods. Various machines operated in factory. Workers engaged in mass production. Finished goods display in shops. Sales person selling curling irons. Another selling a flat iron.Two women and an early version clothes washer. A woman tries out vacuum cleaner as salesman helps her. Men making sinks and tubs. A crew of women tightens fasteners on assembly line, using "Yankee" screwdrivers. Warehouse men moving crates and a shipping warehouse filled with boxes and busy workers. One scoots with his foot on a hand cart. Workers leaving factory at end of work shift. Grain harvester at work. Laboratories for medicine, industrial, and plant research, with scenes of scientists and technicans running experiments and views of test tubes, beakers, flasks, and measurement apparatus. Image of globe spinning. An African city and women near a market selling goods and moving good held high on their heads. A Latin American city. American cooperation with hispanic people on civic projects. Families lined up at a health clinic for babies. One baby is being weighed. Americans including US Army soldiers working with Latin Americans on a construction project.
The National Voting Rights Act of 1965 is enacted into law in the United States. The exterior of the Capitol building. Cars parked along the sides of the street in front of the building. U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson addressing audience gathered in the Capitol. People seated on chairs. The President speaks about the voting rights act. People applauding. American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr standing with the other officials and civil rights leaders such as Roy Wilkins, James Farmer, and John Lewis, as President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act in the President's Chamber of the Capitol.
A man opens a mailbox named 'Joe Simonton' in front of Mr. Simonton's house in Wisconsin. Joe Simonton shows the place where he says a flying saucer landed in front of his house in 1961. View from inside his kitchen window, looking out to where he saw the saucer land. Mr. Simonton shares his experience of an encounter with 5 foot tall aliens on the UFO. He says that he gave the alien some water to drink after it held out a jug and motioned like it wanted a drink. He shows a piece of a very thin pancake which he says one of the aliens was frying on a special hot surface. He comments that he ate one of the pancakes and they tasted like cardboard, which he notes may explain the small size of the aliens. USAF Major Quintanilla speaks regarding Mr. Simonton's case. He says the Air Force cannot comment on the veracity of Mr. Simonton's claims, but that the pancakes were analyzed by food and drug people and found to be pure buckwheat pancakes. Exterior views of a planetarium.