Air Freight By Parachute (1946)
United News Newsreel. Part 1, cargo is packed and dropped by parachute, showing private use of war-developed methods. Part 2 shows campaigning and voting in Manila as Roxas is elected President of the Philippines (Apr. 27). Part 3, Gov. Wallgren crowns the queen of the Washington Apple Blossom Festival. Shows the parade of floats, the orchards, and the use of bombs and airplanes to spread pollen. Part 4, Army divers retrieve silver cached in Tokyo Harbor. Part 5, Joe Louis and Billy Conn weigh in and sign the contract for their boxing match. Part 6, a 3,000-lb. iron ball is used to demolish buildings in a New York slum clearance project. Part 7 shows the running of the Kentucky Derby.