Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 20]

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 20]

1942

Part 1, Navy Secretary Knox speaks at the launching of the battleship Alabama and confers an "E" award on shipyard workers. Mrs. Lister Hill christens the ship. Part 2, film celebrities and golf pros play golf in Dallas, Texas. Part 3 shows Victory Gardens in Seattle. Price Admin. Henderson speaks on hoarding. Part 4, gale winds sweep a U.S. Army camp in Iceland. Part 5, shows Sgt. LeRoy Anderson, winner of the Distinguished Service Cross, in the Philippines; his mother speaks. Part 6 shows war plants, convoys at sea, planes in the air, and supplies on docks. Adm. Land speaks on war production. Urges war bond purchase.

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