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


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


Part 1, Australians cheer U.S. sailors from the cruisers Portland and Chicago as they march through Sydney. Part 2, British King George VI inspects Canadian troops and rides a gun carrier. Part 3, Benito Mussolini speaks in Rome. Part 4, Mexican Navy officers board seized German and Italian merchant ships in Tampico and Vera Cruz. Part 5, Polish Gen. Sikorski visits the White House and places a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Part 6, strikers return to work at the Allis-Chalmers plant in Milwaukee. Part 7 shows Hong Kong, its fortifications, shipyards, the harbor, a British minelayer, Chinese sailors, and Indian troops. Also shows Ernest Hemingway. Part 8, the battleship North Carolina is commissioned in Brooklyn Navy Yard; Navy Sec. Knox speaks. Describes the ship's guns.

eng, Latn

Related Entities

There are 5 Entities related to this resource.

Knox, Frank, 1874-1944 (person)

William Franklin "Frank" Knox (January 1, 1874 – April 28, 1944) was an American politician, newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy under Franklin D. Roosevelt during most of World War II. On December 7, 1941, Knox flanked by his assistant John O’Keefe walked into Roosevelt's White House study at approximately 1:30 p.m. EST announcing that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor. Knox was mentioned by name in Adolf Hitler...

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 (person)

Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 (person)

Dictator, Italy. From the description of Tribute of Benito Mussolini, 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454676 Premier of Italy, 1922-1943. From the description of Taking care of agriculture : typescript, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122446815 Biographical/Historical Note Premier of Italy, 1922-1943. From the guide to the Benito Mussolini typescript : Taking care of agriculture...

George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 (person)

George VI (b. December 14, 1895, Norfolk, England–d. February 6, 1952, Nofolk, England) was King of the United Kingdom from December 11, 1936 until his death. Known publicly as Albert until his accession, and "Bertie" among his family and close friends, George VI was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria, and was named after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince Consort. As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne. He attended naval colleg...

Sikorski, Władysław, 1881-1943 (person)

Prime minister, Polish Government-in-Exile, 1939-1943. From the description of Władysław Sikorski miscellaneous papers, 1941-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868805 Biographical/Historical Note Prime minister, Polish Government-in-Exile, 1939-1943. From the guide to the Wladyslaw Sikorski miscellaneous papers, 1941-1942, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...