Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JAN. 23]

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JAN. 23]

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JAN. 23]

1941

Part 1, Wendell Willkie speaks and enplanes in N.Y.C. for Britain. Part 2, U.S. Amb. Kennedy testifies on Lend-lease aid to Great Britain before the Senate Foreign Relations Comm Part 3 shows the Navy training school in the Ford plant in Dearborn. Personages: Henry Ford. Part 4, British soldiers occupy Reykjavik, Iceland. British tanks are unloaded in Egypt. Turkish Army units parade in Istanbul. British women soldiers exercise, wash clothes, dine, pose in their barracks, and march. Part 5 shows a wrestling match in Lake Worth, Florida. Baseball: Bob Feller signs a contract. Flashbacks show him in Van Meter, Iowa. Ice Skating: Sonja Henie and others perform in an ice show.

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