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Delegates of organizing countries in a meeting in Bandung, Indonesia to discuss about the first Asian-African Conference.

A film shows Bandung, Indonesia preparing for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. People and vehicular traffic on a road. Guards outside doors in a building. A map shows Asia and Africa. Dignitaries including Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and others climb up the stairs of a building. Delegates of the organizing countries such as Burma, Indonesia and India in a conference. A map of the Republic of Indonesia. People in the streets.

Date: 1955
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Early pictures of American General George S Patton in Africa during World War II.

'The Big Picture' episode narrated by Ronald Reagan depicts the life of U.S. General George S Patton Junior. General Patton steps down a barge. He waves as a military vehicle passes by. U.S. 3rd Army in Europe, 1942. Patton with soldiers. Childhood picture of General Patton. An adolescent Patton comes down a flight of stairs. He practices sword fighting with his father. Picture of Patton at Virginia Military Institute. Picture of Patton at West Point Military Academy. Patton with his established first football team for soldiers. Tanks during World War I. Patton in front of a tank as the first tank commander. General Eisenhower and Patton with other military cadets at the Tank School in Fort Meade. Patton and his wife pose as warriors of the past. A soldier helps another to wear military uniform. In 1942 Patton as a Lieutenant General on an American convoy towards North Africa. Artillery fired and battleships are exploded. American troops land on the coast of Africa. Civilians cheer. Patton comes down a flight of stairs with other military officers. U.S. President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in conference. Patton climbs into a military vehicle and it drives off. Fight in Tunisia. American soldiers fire artillery. Explosions in the distance. Patton gets down a plane and talks to U.S. General Alexander. Two men look through binoculars. German General Rommel walks into a trap set for him by Patton. German tanks destroyed. Patton with other officers. Conquest of Sicily. Fight in Sicily. U.S. 7th Army lands on shore.

Date: 1955
Duration: 6 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ronald Reagan and Walt Disney at 1955 Disneyland opening ceremonies; and scenes from 35th Anniversary of Disneyland in 1990.

Circa-1990 aerial flyover of Disneyland, in Anaheim, California, followed by brief vintage footage of Walt Disney in an office in 1955, introducing Disneyland and showing a giant map of the theme park on his wall. Shots of July 1955 opening ceremony are presented along with shots of the Disneyland 35th anniversary celebration. Ronald Reagan is seen at both events. President Ronald Reagan in 1990 seen congratulating the park on it anniversary. Then a flashback shot to 1955, with actor Ronald Reagan leaning over a balcony of Main Street in Disneyland and talking about the opening celebration. Cutting back to 1990, Roy E. Disney is seen unveiling a plaque at the anniversary celebration. Scene shifts back to 1955, with Walt Disney welcoming visitors to Disneyland during its opening celebration, and a view of a plaque unveiled at the park's opening. In 1990 footage, Roy Disney notes that no one except Walt could have predicted the success of Disneyland. Views of visitors at contemporary Disneyland enjoying a teacup ride and on the Splash Mountain log flume ride, followed by scenes with colored confetti falling at the 35th anniversary celebration.

Date: 1990
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scientists conduct excavation for taking out ancient objects from the ground in Africa.

Excavation work being carried out in Africa. Scientists and men stand near an area being excavated. Men dig out mud. Several artifacts and bones being recovered from the area. Scientists watch the artifacts.

Date: 1955
Duration: 2 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
French troops fire artillery and patrol the roads to control the spread of rebellion in North Africa.

Spread of rebellion in North Africa. French troops fire artillery. Explosions occur and smoke rises. Prisoners march on streets with hands behind head. Large crowd of civilians stand outside a building. Troops inspect the trucks and patrol streets. Burnt and wrecked cars. Civilians clear the debris. Destroyed interiors of the hospital.

Date: 1955, August 25
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Twelve bulls are ceremonially sacrificed as the Berbers surrender in Morocco, North Africa.

The surrender of the Berbers in Morocco, North Africa. Men walking in an area. 12 bulls are ceremonially sacrificed to symbolize the surrender. Men seated holding flags. Guns lying on the ground.

Date: 1955, September 1
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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