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

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

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

1941-1957

Part 1, Navy Sec. Forrestal and Adm. Nimitz greet Antarctic explorer Adm. Byrd as he debarks in Wash., D.C., from the Mt. Olympus. Part 2, Emperor Hirohito and Prince Akihito attend a soccer match in Tokyo. Part 3, Babe Ruth golfs and fishes in Miami Beach, Fla. Part 4, on the Texas City disaster. Shows the Monsanto Chemical Co. plant, ship explosions. oil fires, and a temporary morgue. Workers remove dead and wounded from wreckage; nurses and doctors care for the wounded. Shows firemen and citizens fighting fires.

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