Celebrations and drinking after Prohibition law is repealed in United States; also barrel busting scene during prohibition
United States USA Date:1933, December 5 Duration:1 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
Prohibition comes to an end in United States. Huge team of horses or mules seen pulling a wheat harvesting machine on an American farm. View of team of horses from side on field, and as seen from beside the farmer's seat driving the horses. Women at a bottling plant hammer tops onto liquor or beer bottles. Women workers on an assembly line finish labels on bottle tops as liquor is prepared for shipment. Elevated view at a production plant as a group of factory or production workers arrives for a shift at the plant. A wooden barrel being manufactured by a Cooper. Wooden barrels are rolled down skids from a truck and into a storage area, ready for filling. A truck filled with beer barrels drives past a large lit sign that says "Chicago." Close up view of beer taps as hand of a bartender opens a tap and pours a glass of beer. Couples in night clubs dancing in celebration. People gathered at tables drinking liquor. Two women dancers dance in a stage show dance wildly as a band plays and patrons look on. Retrospective scene shows "barrel buster" agents destroying barrels of beer or liquor with axes, earlier, during prohibition. Beer or liquor spills all over the floor as the barrels are smashed.
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