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Universal Newsreel Vol. 32 Release 9-16: Missile Production Made Public (1959)

Universal Newsreel Volume 32, Release 9 SERIES INCLUSIVE DATES: 1929 - 1967 01/29/1959 MCA/Universal Pictures. ( - ) USE RESTRICTIONS SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS: Copyright USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: SUCCESSFUL LAUNCHING OF ATLAS CONFIRMS U.S.A. MISSILE BUILD-UP At Cape Canaveral, Florida, an Atlas ICBM makes a perfect take-off from its launching pad. Lending credence to President Eisenhower's statement that the U.S.A. is not lagging in missile development. Scenes show assembly lines of successful Thor and Jupiter missiles exhibiting precision workmanship and skill. Seen are a large Number of intermediate range rocket weapons now in production. CROWD COAXING CARNIVAL: At Viareggio, Italy, the annual carnival is larger than ever this year. Gay. Gala. Gaudy! Scenes of boisterous merrymakers with exuberance plus are dominated by mammoth floats and figures from fable and fantasy that have become Viareggio's trademark. NEW YORK WELCOMES PRESIDENT OF ARGENTINA: An estimated crowd of 300,000 line lower Broadway as New York City warmly welcomes President Arturo Frondizi with the traditional ticker tape parade down Broadway= to City Hall. GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR CELEBRATES 79TH BIRTHDAY: The General, in mufti, observes his 79th Birthday at his home in the Waldorf Towers, New York. He slices a five-star Birthday cake to the strains of a military band from Washington. He is surrounded by friends and former members of his staff. Congratulations pour in. One from his friend and former assistant, President Dwight D. Eisenhower. MARCH OF DIMES FASHION SHOW Celebrities from Jimmy Durante to Helen Hayes aid the National Foundation's fight on crippling diseases by parading half million dollars worth of the latest Spring creations. It's America's No. 1 Fashion Show. The Annual March of Dimes is its beneficiary. SPORTS The most scenic and the most hazardous automobile event on the calendar is the 2,000 mile Monte Carlo rally which tests the skill and cunning of 330 drivers. In this competition, which is climaxed by a drive over the Alps no less, 'the race is to determine the winner of pre-calculated speed. And the drivers are forbidden to exceed speed limits. It's an incredible adventure of endurance- testing man and machine to the maximum. FOR MORE INFORMATION
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