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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 1
Title:
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Summary: Accident, Rescue, Gandhi, Aviation, Earthquake
Story No: X02016
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
People: Mahatma Gandhi
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British Air Disaster

Eight hours after leaving Britain en-route to India the huge R101 crashes in the tiny village of Beauvais, killing all 48 airmen aboard.

(Accident, Aviation)

Thrilling Rescue From Fire

An employee trapped in a blazing factory reaches safety by leaping into a net held by firemen a full 8 stories below.

Leader of Millions Jailed

Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the demands for India's independence, is surrounded by masses of Nationalist followers as he leaves for the prison term imposed by British authorities.

(Colonialism, Britain, Politics)

New York Hails Transatlantic Flyers

Coste and Bellonte make the first non-stop flight from Paris to New York.

(Aviation, Record, France, USA, Aircraft)

Devastating Earthquake Hits Italy

The worst earthquake of modern times wreaks massive damage, leaving 2,000 dead and 5,000 homeless.

(Disaster)

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Subjects: Accidents, Aviation accidents and incidents, Disaster planning and response, Natural disasters, Earthquakes, Accidents and disasters, General news, Transportation accidents, Transportation accidents, Transportation
People: Mahatma Gandhi
Locations: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Europe
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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 2
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Summary: Unemployment, Japan, Hair, Baseball
Story No: X02017
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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Unemployed fight for jobs

Milling crowds invade New York City's employment office, as 5,000 men and women vie for the 100 jobs available in this Depression era.

(Unemployment, Poverty, Queue)

Japan's Emperor Reviews Army Reserves

Rarely seen in public, young Emperor Hirohito makes his annual appearance at the ceremonial parade of military students, and crowds bow in reverence.

Boyish Bobs Out Of Fashion

A beauticians' convention features longer hair for the ladies - and a few "monkeyshines".

(Hairstyle)

New Bat For Babe Ruth

The vacationing New York Yankee hitter takes a swing at golf.

(Sport, Baseball)

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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 3
Title:
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Summary: Architecture, Mussolini, Stunt
Story No: X02018
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
People: Elinor Smith
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World's Tallest Building

Steelworkers clamber on girders 900 feet above the ground as they near completion of the Empire State Building, to be 102 stories high when finished.

(Architecture, New York, USA, Record)

Mussolini Reviews Drill By 5,000

Il Duce puts youthful Fascisti through strenuous callisthenics to build their bodies and make men of iron for his future armies.

(Italy, Fascism, Army, Military)

New York Girl Sets New Air Mark

Elinor Smith breaks the women's altitude record by reaching a height of 32,000 feet in a plane.

(Aviation, Aircraft, Stunt)

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People: Elinor Smith
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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 4
Title:
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Summary: Marathon, Navy , Adolf Hitler
Story No: X02019
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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Seventh Marathon Win For De Mar

The 26-mile Boston Marathon is won by the 42-year-old man who has run the race every year for 19 years.

(Sport, Athletics, USA)

Navy Starts Junking Battleships

The cruiser St. Louis, World War I transport veteran, is the first of 58 American naval craft to be scrapped by 1936 in accordance with treaty.

(Military, Ship, WWI, USA)

Adolf Hitler Cohorts Lose Austrian Election

Austria's Fascist party, the Heimwehr, gets only 8 delegate votes out of 165, but the vociferous minority threatens troubles.

(Fascism, Politics, Election)

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Subjects: Track and field, Marathons, Sports
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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 5
Title:
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Summary: Parade, Yachting, Mt Rushmore
Story No: X02020
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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Easter Parade Is Biggest Ever

Sunny skies bring 300,000 out for the traditional Fifth Avenue stroll, but the unemployed are in evidence among the affluent fashionables.

(Festivities, New York, USA

America's Cup Defender

Harold Vanderbilt tries out the yacht Enterprise, U.S. entry for the forthcoming race.

(Boat, Ship, Sport, Yachting)

National Memorial To Presidents

On Mt Rushmore in South Dakota's Black Hills, the world's largest sculptured historic monument is taking shape - with 60 foot high heads of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt carved into solid rock in a design by Gutzon Borglum.

(Politics)

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Subjects: Parades, Recreation and leisure, Lifestyle
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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 6
Title:
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Summary: Army, Beauty Contest
Story No: X02021
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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Army Fliers Show Skills In War Game

Alerted to "enemy" bombers approaching, pilots take off and spread massive smoke screens to conceal their air field and confound the attackers.

(Military, Air Force, Exercise, Manoeuvres)

America's Prettiest Model

Jean Drummond, 17, wins the crown over 1,200 rivals.

(Beauty Contest)

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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 7
Title:
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Summary: Horse Racing, Lindbergh
Story No: X02022
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
People: Howard Hawks
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Gallant Fox Wins Preakness

After being far behind on the back stretch, jockey Earl Sande thrills a record crowd by riding Gallant Fox to a triumphant finish.

(Sport, Horse Racing)

Lindberghs Set New Air Record

Famous aviator Charles Lindbergh's wife, Anne, acts as his navigator in a one-stop 14 3/4 hour coast-to-coast flight that breaks Howard Hawks' record.

(Aviation, Aircraft, USA)

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Subjects: Horse racing, Record setting events, Sports, General news
People: Howard Hawks
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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 8
Title:
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Summary: Rescue, Bridge, Boxing
Story No: X02023
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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Fire Rescue Device Tested

Firemen practice saving victims by whizzing them down ropes held by comrades on the ground below.

New Bridge Over Hudson River

An aerial view shows how workmen are weaving wire into the huge cables supporting the George Washington Bridge, longest single span in the world.

(USA, Construction, Record)

Heavyweights To Meet June 12

Boxer Max Schmeling spars at the gym and Jack Sharkey golfs prior to the championship bout.

(Sport, Boxing)

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Subjects: Boxing, Sports
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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 9
Title:
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Summary: Dam, Stunt
Story No: X02024
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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Coolidge Dedicates Dam Named For Him

The ex-President has lunch on top of the great structure across the Gila River and smokes the pipe of peace with the chiefs of the Pima and Apache Indians.

Fatal Barrel Plunge Over Niagara

George Stathakis shoots over the famous Falls and through the rapids in his barrel but meets death when his oxygen gives out. His companion, a 105-year old turtle survives unharmed.

(Stunt, Accident)

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Universal Newsreels 1930: Part 10
Title:
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Summary: Air Show, Golf, Beauty Contest
Story No: X02025
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1930 00:00 AM
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British Airmen Stage A Great Show

Hundreds of planes take part in a spectacular display that thrills the crowds.

(Aviation, Air Show, Aircraft)

Bobby Jones Wins US Open

The champion clinches the title with a 40-foot putt at the last hole, his third major win this year, making golf history.

(Sport)

Harlem Beauty Contest

Statuesque Noma Long wins the crown.

(New York, USA)

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Subjects: Air shows, Spectaculars, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment
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