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HNL 1464: The News Parade - News Headlines of the Year

Germany Invades Austria - Explosions, tanks advance, Austrian Chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg stands on podium as men in civilian clothes wave their hats, Chancellor addressing the Austrian Parliament, German foot soldiers march into Austria, Convoy of trucks & soldiers, men on horseback, soldiers marching, Germans dismantle the border gate, German soldiers in Innsbruck, harassing locals, Soldiers in Vienna, Crowd make Heil Hitler salutes, welcome to Vienna, Hitler along in open car in Vienna, crowd salute him, German soldiers, Austrian Chancellor salutes off balcony, Germans welcomed, Hitler through streets, huge crowd, Hitler out of car, walks along street, Hitler on balcony of Imperial Palace, Crowd.
Access No. 42768 | 5 mins 44 secs | 1930s | Austria, Vienna, Innsbruck, | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Floods in Eastern & Western USA - Aerial flooded town, cars underwater and traffic trying to get through water, man waterskis behind car, wild seas & debris, Water pouring through town, Holland, Royal Heir is christened, Queen Wilhelmina on balcony of palace.
Access No. 42769 | 1 min 37 secs | 1930s | USA, The Netherlands | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Spanish Civil war, Franco, Soldiers on horses, street fighting, Japanese conquest of China - Artillery fired, Explosions in town, Japanese soldiers in street fighting, people running for shelter in city, Refugees, US President Roosevelt in Canada where he is awarded a degree from Queen's University, Aerial Bridge between Canada & US, President Roosevelt cuts the ribbon to open the bridge, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth I in Paris, pomp & ceremony, King lays wreath.
Access No. 42770 | 2 mins 2 secs | 1930s | Spain, China, Canada, Paris | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Nazis in Nuremburg, Czechoslovakia prepares for war, Sudetenland refugees, Chamberlain flies to meet Hitler, Hitler & Chamberlain in Germany, France calls up reserves Men saying goodbye to sweethearts, British warships, Mussolini on balcony addressing huge crowd pledging allegiance to Axis power, Hitler & advisors look at maps, Neville Chamberlain, Daladier, Benito Mussolini & Hitler meet in Munich (September 29th, 1938) - signing Munich agreement, October 1st Germany occupies the Sudetenland, Hitler along in open car.
Access No. 42771 | 2 mins 14 secs | 1930s | Nuremburg, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Munich, Sudetenland | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Rheims Cathedral is restored - service in cathedral, Cardinal Mundelein gives Papal blessing at Eucharist Congress, huge crowd, latest flying boats - Short Mayo-Composite Seaplane - mother Maia carries a smaller Mercury to cruising height before releasing it to complete its trans-atlantic flight, New French Seaplane Latecoere 521, US Seaplane Boeing Model 314, Howard Hughes' solo flight around the world, ticker tape parade, Corrigan's solo flight to Ireland, Ticker tape parade.
Access No. 42772 | 2 mins 28 secs | 1930s | Rheims, France, USA, Ireland, | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Map of Europe showing German expansion into Austria & Czechoslovakia, Czech President Benes before Germany invades, German troops fighting, French Premier Leon Blum, men put on gas masks, French troops, Russian planes fly over, Joseph Stalin, planes over, 10 Downing Street, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden after his resignation walking into 10 Downing Street, Battleships, Benito Mussolini, Italian soldiers in snow on skis, United States Secretary of State Gordon Hull, convoy of German battleships, German soldiers marching.
Access No. 124825 | 3 mins 37 secs | 1930s | Czechoslovakia, France, London, UK, USA | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Auckland University annual parade, floats, new trolley bus service From Auckland to Herne Bay, bus trip, Carpenters Union protest march, men with placards march through Auckland, Rally in park, Dr Sammy Lee Olympic champion diver gives a demonstration off the springboard & the tower (in slow motion) watched by school children, circus, people buying tickets and sitting in tent, Lion tamer in wired enclosure, performing horses,trapeze artist, performing elephants,
Access No. 124826 | 9 mins 43 secs | 1930s | Auckland, NZ | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |