Newsreels of 1962, Volume 2

An award-winning marathon of momentous events covered by the Universal International camera crew.
Newsreels of 1962, Volume 2
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Format:  DVD-R
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DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 55 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: November 24, 2014
  • Originally Released: 1962
  • Label: Alpha Video

Description by OLDIES.com:

Between 1929 and 1967, Universal-International newsreels were released twice weekly, many narrated by famed announcer Ed Herlihy. It was almost impossible to attend a motion picture that was not preceded by one. Top production crews traversed the nation and the globe to bring the leading stories in politics, entertainment, sports as well as national and global affairs, back to eager audiences.

Highlights from this collection include:

  • Hollywood Icon Marilyn Monroe Dead At 36
  • Soviets Orbit Manned Spacecraft, Vostock 3, Around The Earth
  • President Kennedy Refuses To Withdraw Blockade Of Cuba To Castro's Protests
  • Student Riots Mark Beginning Of Integration At University of Mississippi
  • Jamaica Gains Independence
  • Jet Propelled Backpack Tested For Maneuvering In Space
  • Prison Break At Alcatraz Island
  • Flash Floods Cause Devastation in Barcelona, Spain
  • Queen Elizabeth Attends The World's Most Famous Race, The Royal Ascot

....and much more!!

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  • Sales Rank: 6,826
  • UPC: 089218752291
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