Convicts held in France. Papers kept on a table. A graph shows crime level in 1956 and 1957. Heading on the graph reads 'attentat' (Attacks). A convict held by French police officials. Police officers with guns in hand. Police with a young woman. Photographers take pictures.
Front view of Napoleon's Tomb. Different views of The Palace of Versailles, both are located in Paris, France. 7 August1956.
Film opens with aerial views of City of Suez and environs during the invasion of Egypt by Israel, Britain, and France, to seize control of the Suez Canal and overthrow Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, in 1956. At TC:00:24 is an aerial view of two ships scuttled by the Egyptians in Port Said at the entrance to the Suez Canal. Many ships are seen in Port Said, itself, including a large British landing craft (L9006). Glimpse of British sailors on the landing craft with Union Jack waving above them. Formations of British soldiers, wearing Balmoral bonnet headgear, marching inland from the port. Area of the port covered with artillery pieces and war materiel being loaded into trucks. Closeup of British soldiers loading shells and ammunition into trucks. Egyptian men mingling on the streets of Port Said. A British soldier and an officer are seen amongst them. Low altitude aerial view of the Suez Canal. View of ships at entrance of the Canal in Port Said (with the scuttled ship blockade behind them) . A British Dido Class light cruiser is seen with the ships.
Anti-communist protestors riot in support of the Hungarian Uprising of 1956, and against Soviet efforts to stop the Hungarian revolution. The crowds demonstrate holding torch light and banners in West Berlin. People set a structure on fire during the demonstration in Paris, France. People outside the Communist Party Headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands demonstrate. The angry crowd throws objects at the Felix Meritis building, located at 324 Keizersgracht, Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, site of the offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands. Broken glass in a window outside the headquarters offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands.. The protestors seen people outside the Felix Meritis building.