Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS (MARCH 1)

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS (MARCH 1)

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS (MARCH 1)

1947

Part 1, shows wreckage in Los Angeles after the explosion of an electroplating plant. Part 2, shows snow in New York City. Plows clear roads; a polar bear frolics in the Central Park zoo. Part 3, Columbia Univ. awards honorary degrees to Gens. Marshall, Eisenhower, Vandegrift, and Hershey. and to Adms. King, Halsey, Nimitz, and Land. Part 4, shows panoramic views of Athens. A UN commission convenes in the Acropole Palace Hotel. Rioters demand the Brit. withdraw. Part 5, shows a Fr. beauty contest winner. Includes views of the Stork Club in New York City; Cecil B. De Mille enters. Part 6, baseball: the Brooklyn Dodgers train in Havana, Cuba, and the New York Giants in Phoenix, Ariz. Bob Hope and Bing Crosby discuss baseball.

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