General Billy Mitchell with friends and family during a farewell party in the United States.
United States USA Date:1925, February Duration:9 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A picnic for U.S. Army Brigadier General Billy Mitchell following his demotion to the post of a Colonel and an assignment to Texas as 8th Area Aid Officer. Guests eat food and have coffee. General Mitchell gives plates. The guests eat food. All officers are wearing civilians clothes. People sit on grass and eat. U.S. Army Major H. H. Arnold is standing. U.S. Navy Commander H. C. Richardson and General Mitchell peer through a hole in a doughnut (or donut). George Goodacre and Major Arnold standing on the grass. General Mitchell with a plate of food at the serving table. Lieutenant Phillips, Lieutenant Melville and Lieutenant David C. Kingle sit on grass beside two young women. General Mitchell serves Commander Richardson a large chunk of beef. Three men fill glasses from a jug. Bottles and a beer keg on the table. General Mitchell, in an apron and a chef's hat, sharpens a large knife. A crowd drinks around a bonfire. Major Arnold walks around filling cups from a porcelain pitcher and drinking from the pitcher. A group of men drink and pour beer on each other (during prohibition).
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