Scenes of life in the United States during 20th century, before World War II
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:2 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
Scenes of American life, with narrator describing values of American people. American people gather outside a church. Signs outside many different places of worship in the United States. Americans voting in an election; patronizing a food market and a drug store; bathtub gin being made during prohibition; countless of bottles of liquor; Congress repealing prohibition; stock market ticker tape machine falling to floor; Derrick moving bucket of concrete for construction; outlines of future highways; modern apartment buildings; people emerging from subway station; pedestrians filling city streets; Americans worshiping inside various churches; An American town; Cars on a crowded road; a crowded beach. Sequence closes with, newer, brief images of fallen soldiers in Pacific theater of World War II.
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