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Mao Tse-tung's (Zedong) stand on war, China's foreign policies and aggression towards neighboring nations.

Propaganda piece about living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung, with images photographed by Indians visiting the country. Delegates from all over the world at an international conference. Representatives from Iraq, Canada, Romania, Australia and Pakistan among others. Elderly Chinese revolutionaries pose. Mao Tse-tung's views (according to a narrator): He believes that war in inevitable between capitalist and socialist nations. View of a rally and military parade in China. Explosions during the Korean War in 1951 with Chinese troops in action. Homeless, displaced Tibetan children and families after the Chinese take over in 1959. Indian Army soldiers return after China's attack on India during the Sino-Indian War in 1962. View of Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Map of Asia depicts Chinese aggression towards its neighbors. Explosions during the Chinese aggression in Vietnam and Laos. Mao Tse-tung intent on risking a war with the West.

Date: 1963
Duration: 2 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
World War II RAF fighter pilot ace, Douglas Bader, is welcomed at airport in Canada.

Douglas Bader, who commanded 242 Canadian Squadron during the Battle of Britain, in World War 2, is accompanied by a woman, as he arrives at an airport in Canada. They descend steps from Trans Canada airliner. Officials at the airport welcome him. He converses with the officials before driving away in a car. (Note: Douglas Bader was Leader of an all-Canadian RAF Squadron in World War II, despite having lost both legs in a plane crash before the war. He was captured by the Germans after parachuting from his aircraft. Replacement aluminum legs were airdropped for him, with German permission, while he was in captivity.) .

Date: 1951
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Ice-choked rivers swollen by spring rains damage houses and electricity poles in Quebec, Canada.

A flood in Quebec, Canada. Ice-choked rivers get swollen by spring rains in wide areas of eastern Canada. Wrecked homes due to ice floes. Collapsed electricity poles and damaged houses due to floods. Destroyed houses in the flooded area.

Date: 1951, April 9
Duration: 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip of England, visit Niagara Falls in Canada

Crowd of Canadian and American tourists and well-wishers, around Niagara Falls. A motorcade on street near falls. Numerous scenes of Niagara Falls and crowds, on the Canadian side, during the visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on their Canadian tour. Canadian and British flags displayed. Occasion views of the royal couple include: motorcade towards Tablerock House; signing guest book; arriving at Christ Church, of Anglican Church of Canada, where they are escorted by Royal Canadian Mounted Police on motorcycles. They are greeted by Canon A.T.F. Holmes, Rector of the Church; The royal couple viewing the Horse Shoe falls.

Date: 1951, October 14
Duration: 2 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Hollywood Daredevils perform stunts in Canada.

Hollywood Daredevils perform in Canada. The Daredevils perform stunts in a car. The Daredevils ride over a ramp and make a jump

Date: 1951, July 2
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Floods hit Ottawa in Canada.

Scenes of a rampaging river in Ottawa, Canada. Water level rises as can be seen on scale. Water in a house at riverside. Car in a flooded area. A man rows a boat in flooded water.

Date: 1951, April 26
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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