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Personalities of the Past, Part 2

Rare, fascinating footage including; special opening of the Holland Tunnel, World Champion female athletes, the wedding of Pola Negri, the re-launching of Old Ironsides, John D Rockefeller, and much more.
Personalities of the Past, Part 2
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DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 2 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1920
  • Label: Alpha Video

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Legendary and iconic figures of the twentieth century, the famous and the infamous, come to life on film in this fascinating collection of short subjects. A few of the many highlights include a visit to Philadelphia by former heavyweight champ Jack Dempsey. Silent screen star Pola Negri marries a Prince in 1926. Golf great Bobby Jones is seen dominating the greens in 1930. Enrico Caruso sails for Italy after a triumphant tour of America. Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford marry in 1920 and create Pickfair, the showplace of Hollywood. "Machine Gun" Kelly is captured by Federal agents in 1933, ending the worst crime spree in history. Amelia Earhart is the first woman aviator to fly solo across the Pacific in 1935. Franklin Delano Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt and becomes our 32nd President in 1933. The career of General John J. Pershing, commander of American forces in World War I is recounted. Greta Garbo returns to New York. William Randolph Hearst appears at a Senate hearing. Clark Gable and Carol Lombard delight Hollywood with their 1939 nuptials.
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  • Sales Rank: 5,946
  • UPC: 089218742995
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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