Sammy Davis and his USO troupe of entertainers arrive home in Hawaii after entertaining troops during the Vietnam War
Honolulu Hawaii Date:1972, February 29 Duration:5 min 39 sec Sound:Yes
Sammy Davis Jr. and members of his USO troupe of entertainers, step from a CH-47 helicopter on their arrival at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, following their Vietnam tour in 1972. Davis is wearing a sailor's uniform. He is accompanied by singer Sondra "Blinky" Williams. They shake hands and chat with soldiers meeting them on the airfield ramp. "Wild sound" including conversations and music is heard in the background, not synched with the moving images. Sammy Davis Jr. and Blinky Williams pose with some of the soldiers. Davis consults with others. Scene shifts to women members of the USO troupe stepping from the helicopter with help from an Army Military policeman. Images end at TC:01:49. Wild sound continues until TC:04:22, where it is replaced by verbal identification of the reel.
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