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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 August

Roanoke, Va., Soap Box Derby Champion Boards Plane for All-American Soap Box Derby

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
08/08/56
Run Time
1 min., 23 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Roanoke, Va., soap box derby champion Jim Rinehart arrives at Woodrum Field Airport for a flight to Akron, Ohio, where he will compete in the All-American Soap Box Derby. Footage shows the side of a plane painted to read "Soap Box Derby Special" and "Jim Rinehart Star City Champ." Before boarding the plane with his parents, Rinehart accepts the congratulations of the pilot, co-pilot, and flight attendant.
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