Mayor La Guardia Opens Red Cross Drive (film #318 on Universal Newsreels). [Category: Public Service]

Mayor La Guardia urges, no, commands all New Yorkers to join the Red Cross in a voice that could peel paint. Then he signs a proclamation to that effect and hands it to Miss Red Cross, a nurse wearing one of those cool old nurse’s uniforms. A blip from charity solicitations of the 30s.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ***. Weirdness: ***. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: ***.

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