This newsreel by The March of Time is titled “Business Girls in the Big City” and looks at the role of women in the workforce. Many notable females are featured, including Edna Woolman Chase, Erma Perham Proetz, Josephine Roche and Frances Perkins. This newsreel was released on December 24, 1936.
Great clip featuring color footage from the 1939 World’s Fair in New York. Among the interesting scenes captured include the Continental Baking exhibit featuring the Wonder Bakery, the waterfall at the Electric Utilities Pavilion and Elecktro, the 7 foot tall talking robot. There are also many great shots of the visitors.
Watch this excerpt from the 1936 film Secrets of Makeup produced to show the latest trends in makeup application.
Watch this footage taken of a trip to Santa Cruz, California in 1937 and 1938. It includes scenes of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the amusement park rides and attractions. Enjoy the scenes of a ride on the Giant Dipper roller coaster.