MP2007-23 Universal International Newsreels 1951-1953
Nine newsreels (not in production order) from Universal-International depicting news in the world of politics, sports, celebrities, science, and human interest. Truman-related footage includes President Harry S. Truman's speech on January 19, 1951 regarding his views of Joseph Stalin; First Lady Bess Truman welcoming United Cerebral Palsy poster children; Mrs. Truman welcoming Mrs. Eisenhower to the White House after the election of 1952; and President Truman with daughter Margaret Truman at the 1952 Army-Navy Game.
Other footage includes Korean War coverage, B-36 Bombers flying from England to Carswell AFB in Texas, new production of F-94 jet planes at Lockheed, wrestling debut of Tony Galento, 45th International Ski Jumping Championships in Illinois, cow quadruplets in Nevada, Canadian reinforcements join the Korean War, a hairstyle convention in Toronto, Wood Memorial horse racing derby in NY, Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup, Caterpillar plane tested, UN forces in Korea, Korean War orphans, British submarine HMS Affray missing, Cotton Queen crowned at Waldorf Astoria, flooding in Ottawa, tourist police in Rome, Korea waits visit from president-elect Eisenhower, 37 servicemen die in air transport tragedy, debut of BARC amphibious military vehicle, incoming Secretary of Defense Wilson meets with outgoing Secretary of Defense Lovett, Signal Corps unveils Rawin, Eisenhower in Korea meeting with generals and President Rhee, French fighting in Indo-China, Eisenhower returning home from Korea, SS Yorkmar driven aground near Seattle, Juan Peron opens Congress in Argentina, Operation Morale brings Christmas cheer to service members, national needlework contest champions, British Commando troops practice cliff-hanging in Malta, Britain tests an atomic bomb in the Monte Bello islands of Australia, truce signed in Panmunjom Korea, President Eisenhower formally announces truce, posthumous Silver Star awarded to Raymond Taylor, NATO air show in Holland, running of the bulls in Pamplona Spain, Congress repeals movie tax, Jerry the Chimp beats the heat in a pool.
This item is in the public domain. Please credit: Universal Newsreel. Harry S. Truman Presidential Library.
For more information, please see the catalog record for this item on the Truman Library's website here: https://www.trumanlibrary.gov/movingimage-records/mp2007-23-universal-international-newsreels. Thisitem is part of the Motion Picture series at the Truman Library. Please see this link for the National Archives Catalog record: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/595162. The original films are part of the Motion Picture branch of the National Archives in College Park, MD.