- Title: CF393
KEYWORDS: JAZZ AGE, ROARING TWENTIES, SOCIAL HISTORY,
(NEWSREEL, USA, 1920s, BW SOUND)
New York Public Library ext, boy inside, enquiries desk, row of books on shelf.
Armistice 1918, crowds, flags, Times Square, steamship blows whistle and moves from dock, busy New York streets, human fly / man walks up skyscraper, man does handstand on top of high building and almost falls, score board at baseball game.
Women model nightwear, cu decorated stockings, vs women model hats.
Traffic jam, traffic policeman / cop stops car, vs crowds at Coney Island, wing walker, sea plane takes off ( MC4 ), R34 Zeppelin air to air and landing.
Eddie Rickenbacker and Bert Acosta land airplane and welcomed by crowd.
Carrie Nation ( woman who raided saloons with hatchet and eventually brought in Prohibition ) inc shot of her posing with hatchet, liquor / booze being smashed against wall, liquor / booze poured away, soldiers returning from WW1, Sergeant York, Admirals down steps after being awarded honorary degrees, American Legion rally in Kansas City attended by Generals and Admirals inc Pershing.
Race riots, police with machine guns, Ku Klux Klan / KKK meeting, auction sale of human labour held in Boston by Mr Zero to publicise workers' rights.
Strikes, demonstrations, Old Mother Jones, William Green, Phil Murray, John L Lewis.
Police walk out in Boston, volunteer police force, militia on streets, vs Calvin Coolidge.
Strikers, Charles Schwab ( industrialist ) / Samuel Gumpers from Labour Conference, bomb explodes in Wall Street, fragments examined, J P Morgan on train.
Raids on Communist headquarters, trials of radicals, deportations, vs Sacco and Vanzetti sentenced to death, police wave at ferry carrying deportees.
Vaudeville at Bereith's Palace Theatre, vs acts, comedy, man juggles rings, Harry Houdini does card trick, vs posters for vaudeville acts, Gallagher and Sheen mobbed by crowds outside theatre, ha Coney Island, people play in sea, jazz band made up of women in swimsuits, beauty parade, King Neptune crowns beauty queen.
Poster for Marathon Dance Contest, couples dance, woman has legs massaged, man shaves while dancing, Roo St Dennis dancers, Anna Pavlova and Chaliapin feed swans.
Rachmaninov takes off hat, Pederavsky and Enrico Caruso stand in group, Woodrow Wilson at the White House, Foreign Relations Committee, Henry Cabot Lodge, suffragettes march, women hand out pamphlets re Vote for Women.
Woman works in barber shop and shaves man as crowd watches, Harding gives speech, Al Jolson sings and dances on stage, Charles Evans Hughes and Lillian Russell speak on Harding's behalf, Capital Hill, Andrew Mellon out of car and in cu.
Empire State Building with scaffolding at the top, men work on scaffolding at great height, vs Harding, Eugene Debbs, conference for limitation of armaments.
Battleship, women and men dance the Black Bottom on ship, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Countess of Cathcart in street.
Couples dance, man interrupts another couple to dance with woman, couple kiss in car, two women using emotional reaction machine / love meter which measures their reaction to Rudi / Rudolph Valentino.
Will Hay signs agreement to clean up Hollywood ( Hays / Censorship ), shakes hands with other men, Gloria Swanson and husband ( French Marquis ), John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, Rudolph Valentino - nice close up. Vs Valentino's funeral, police holding back crowds, Valentino lies in state, Pola Negri almost carried out and into car, pall bearers carry coffin out.
Wedding of Vilma Banky and Rod La Rocque, Charlie Chaplin clips - works in bakers where poster advertises 'various French tarts', film can reads Robin Hood 1922 clip showing Robin Hood swinging down tapestry, beer, people at bar, drunk man's leg slips off bar step, two men drink moonshine / homemade alcohol and make faces, busy crowds, Gerald Chapman, police murderer, gangs arrested by police, vs Bill Thomson ( corrupt Mayor of Chicago ), Al Capone at racecourse, official police photograph of Capone, Billy Sunday preaching, Dr Adolph Lawrence around the operating theatre, Marie Curie with radium at ceremony, Thomas, Edison, the Scopes anti - Darwin trial, Tennessee fundamentalists, Clarence Darrow speaks against fundamentalism, Scopes found guilty, crowds file in to see Harding's body in state, mourning, vs Calvin Coolidge.
Pan across oil fields, Albert Fall, Harry F Sinclair, Ed McLaine, bribery and corruption, cu Capitol Hill, Charles Dodds, Vice President Inaugural Ball 1924, dancing.
Florida gvs, hotels, Miami street scenes, cu newspaper ad for house plot in Florida, building sites, women at communal wash / bath house, boy fishes from houseboat, nice shot of classical dancers in silhouette.
Hurricane in Florida, floods, aftermath, damage.
Street scene, Duke of York visits USA, visits troops, on horse ( fox hunting? ), Queen Marie of Rumania arrives on the Leviathan, parade up Broadway, Mayor Jimmy Walker welcomes her, Yankees and Giants baseball game, Dodgers in training, Cardinals, cu Babe Ruth, cu his hands around bat, cu his feet, 1927 World Series, vs game, crowds waving.
Bobby Jones wins golf tournament, crowds at racetrack, Man O'War wins, International polo tournament, American football - Red Grange with cameraman, vs game.
Flying Finn winning, Johnny Weissmuller swims and by pool, Gertrude Etherley - first woman to swim the English Channel - in victory parade in the USA, crowds, with Mayor Jimmy Walker, tennis stars - Helen Wills, vs Wills playing, Jack Dempsey training and boxing, Gene Tunney fighting Dempsey, Tunney out of New York City Hall with others.
Michael Arlett, Joseph Conrad on ship, H G Wells, John Gallsworthy, pan across books include A Farewell to Arms, pan down from radio mast, vs man working at controls, man plays xylophone into microphone, vs jazz musicians being recorded, radio engineer, woman surrounded by press and crowd - she was involved in murder mystery, Floyd Collins trapped in cave news story, priest reads sermon.
Picnic with stars at Metropolitan Opera - Florence Tibbett, Rosa Fonsell, Marian Tulley - soprano at the Met, Grace Moore smiles to camera, Gershwin plays piano on boat watched by two men, plays piano with orchestra, Irving Berlin and wife on ship.
Harry Lauder in kilt marches in front of bagpipe band on board ship, women into stage door, man measure's woman's body, ha racetrack, car racing, spectacular crashes and racing.
Early flying attempts, funny helicopter machine, man with wings jumps off rock and crashes, bi-plane crashes, glider towed by airplane loops loop and man falls out, airplane crashes and bursts into flames, Charles Lindbergh - nice shot, vs flying to Paris, cu newspaper headline reading Lucky Wings, vs Paris, tickertape parade in New York, Welcome Lindbergh banner on building, Al Smith Governer of New York.
Coolidge watches Native American Indians do display on South Dakota reservation.
Vs adverts for cars, Henry Ford in a car marked Fifteenth Million Car, Henry Ford sits in his first home made car, factory chimney smokes, factory, railroad engine delivered at dock side, cu Coolidge to sign peace pact - newspaper headline, Coolidge signs, vs 1928 Presidential campaign, vs Roosevelt, Al Smith, Herbert Hoover speaking, Times Square neon news crawler, Hoover and Coolidge in carriage, doff hats, wives sit behind, crowd with umbrellas, Hoover gives inaugural address.
Vs families on beach, sun bathing, Irene Castle into sea, Flo Ziegfeld and family on yacht in Florida.
Helen Morgan sings outdoors, vs open air fashion parade, band playing on boat, Mayor Jimmy Walker, women pose on railroad train in swimsuits, vs women dance around palm trees, play with balls, couples dance to Charleston, cu legs dancing Charleston, ha lights in Times Square, dancing, Rudy Vallee sings (sound).
Cu Paul Whiteman invitation, conducting.
Speakeasies, Texas Guinan speaks (sound), barman shakes cocktail, dance acts.
William Street / Wall Street sign, cu New York Times headlines - stocks crash 10 Billion, vs chaos at Stock Exchange, pile of tickertape on floor of Exchange.
People read in library, scientists in laboratory, small town, children play in snow, ice hockey, steel foundry, farm, harvest, people read in library.
- Master Title:GOLDEN TWENTIES