America's Newsreel Album No. 1, Ca. 1955Streaming Video - 2012
This historical newsreel, hosted and narrated by Dennis James, contains three segments. The first is an overview of some of the more violent storms that have struck the nation since 1926. The next feature story explores women's fashions, with footage of fashion shows from 1910 up through the '20s. The last segment profiles the prohibition years with a focus on the gunplay and violence that occurred at the time, providing footage of gangsters, speakeasies, and raids. Included with the newsreel features are two recruitment shorts for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2009
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (15 min.) :,sd., col., digital file