A history of the "The Peaceful Years" from 1919 to 1938
Piccadilly lights, dancing in night club. Hutch playing. Western Bros. singing. Dancing girls. Comedy and tap dancing. Jazz and night club dancing.
W.W.I. explosion. Japanese troops marching through Manchuria, destroyed houses, corpses, ravages of war. Swastika signs, Hitler speaking 1933. Roosevelt's inauguration speech 1933. Mussolini. Churchill. News press.
Test Match and "body line bowling". First flight over Everest. Wrestling match. Swimming the Channel. Stunt hanging from aircraft. Greyhound racing, "Mick the Miller" champion dog. 16 days pole squatting.
"Pretty Boy Floyd slain as he flees". Gangster stills including Floyd and Capone. Booze and prohibition. Alcatras ext. and intr. More gangster stills. "Baby Face shot dead".
Dionne Quins. Nazi torch light parade. Goebbels and book burning. Nazi youth in streets. Marking Jewish shops. Jews including Einstein arrive in America. Mussolini in Ethiopia. Italian army in Abyssinia. Haile Selassie addresses the League of Nations.