The March of Time
Trouble Beyond Our Shores, 1935-1936, Part 3
U.S.A. (The Townsend Plan) - 8:04
People over 60 want to get $200/month from Uncle Sam (conceived by Dr. Francis
Starts 1:18, ends 8:22
Central America - 7:38
Drugs from Honduras
(heroin) is coming through New Orleans. Feds track the baddie and also uncover
a revolution and bunches of firearms. Drugs look like they float in on inner
Starts 8:23, ends 16:02
Japan-China - 7:58
soldiers, Japanese bowing. industry and commerce. Japan's Manchukuo army
base (part of China). Shows resentment of Italy's invasion of Ethiopia
Starts 16:02, ends 24:00
South Pacific - 5:43
Feds recruit young
Honolulu aristocrats to stake claim on three islands in the South Pacific.
Plans for a trans-pacific air route are disrupted when Britain, Australia,
and Japan discover the U.S. actions. Jarvis, Baker, and Howland islands.
British thought they owned it and leased to Aussies, Japanese annoyed because
it's near their territories
Starts 24:35, ends 30:42
France - 4:11
executioner--gets paid $200/head. Still using the guillotine.
Starts 30:43, ends 34:34
TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) - 8:29
Feds kick out
rural farmers from land to build utilities, dams, etc. Private utilities
are ticked off and take their case to Congress.
Starts 34:35, ends 43:04
Moscow - 8:06
"Under the second-year
plan, Societs enjoy the fruits of their struggle for self-sufficiency." Alexei
Stakhanov discovers method for speeding up coal production.
Starts 43:38, ends 51:44
Harlem - 6:35
emerges as powerful African-American religious leader in Harlem. Catch phrases
are "peace" and "thank you, father" (the latter is said to him). Inspires
followers to change their names to things like "Heavenly Bouquet." Put up
white man for president, so God can clean up Hoover's/Roosevelt's mess. Some
shots of Savoy.
Starts 57:03, ends 1:03:38
French Guiana (Devil's Island) - 6:07
Starts 1:04:13, ends 1:10:20
Japan - 5:00
defense and patriotism.
Starts 1:10:21, ends 1:15:21
New England - 5:17
Starts 1:15:22, ends 1:21:35