President Coty of France is greeted in Luxembourg. President Coty arrives in a motorcade and is greeted by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. People in houses and streets welcome the President with hospitality on his state visit. The President waves at the people.
Funeral of U.S. General George Patton in December 1945 in Hamm, Luxembourg after World War II. Exterior of military hospital at Heidelberg. Sign reads 'Villa Rehner'. U.S. soldiers carry Patton's casket out of villa and put it into an ambulance as soldiers stand at attention. Ambulance moves along a road followed by soldiers on foot. Exterior of Christ Church. Casket being carried into church. Civilian man and woman enter the church. Minister leading procession from church, followed by casket, casket being put into the ambulance again for transport to Luxembourg. Funeral procession moves along streets of Luxembourg. Parading tanks and half tracks in the funeral procession. Half truck bearing body of Patton passes. Crowd lined up on sidewalks. Body being borne into American military cemetery in Hamm Luxembourg (later established as Luxembourg American Cemetery). Body being carried through lines of soldiers at attention. Spectators at attention on sidelines. Soldiers fire volley over the grave. Soldier blow taps.
A group of uniformed Luxemberger National Partei (LNP) members lead a parade across the Adolphe Bridge across the Pétrusse River, in Luxembourg, during World War 2. The State Savings Bank building is seen in the background. They are followed by large numbers of LNP men in dark trousers, white shirts, and dark ties, wearing swastika arm bands. Scene shifts to center of city where spectators line the sidewalks to watch the parade. The parade proceeds toward the Luxembourg Railway Station (bahnhof), where a small group of Luxemburger Volksjugend (LVJ), an organization similar to the Hitler Youth, are seen marching. Spectators acknowledge them with Nazi salutes. Scene changes to a courtyard where volunteer Luxembourg soldiers present arms as German Army officers descend steps from a building, to review them and contingents of LNP and LVJ. Senior German Nazi Party official, Gauleiter Gustav Simon, leads the reviewing group. A Luxembourg military band plays. Closeup of Luxembourg soldiers. Boys and girls of the LVJ youth render the Nazi salute.
Radio Luxembourg operated by the Allied Forces' Psychological Warfare Division to break down German morale and induce nazi troops to surrender during World War II. The Radio Luxembourg station in Luxembourg. U.S. Army soldiers in the recording studio. They read information from a document over the microphone. Other soldiers seated inside. Towers at Radio Luxembourg, the most powerful long wave station in Europe. A man at the controls. officers check the wavelengths. for various locations of reach. The Radio Luxembourg news room. Army Intelligence and other military sources prepare material for the especially prepared German broadcasts. The recording studio: A soldier operates controls. Two soldiers seated at a table. They read from a document into a microphone.
Stands are crowded with spectators at University of Oklahoma's Owen Field, in Norman, Oklahoma, for a game between the Oklahoma "Sooners" and "the fighting Irish" of Notre Dame, on November 16, 1957. Although Oklahoma came into the game with a 47 game winning streak,they lose this game to Notre Dame, 7 to zero.
In the telling play, Quarterback Bob Williams (number 9) throws to back, Dick Lynch (number 25) , who runs around the right end, untouched, for the only touchdown in this upset game. (Stickles, of Notre Dame kicked the extra point to make it a 7-0 ballgame.)
Scene shifts to presentation of the Heisman trophy to halfback, John David Crow, of Texas A&M on December 11, 1957.
Sequence shifts again, to football fans watching Canada's Grey Cup Classic,on November 30th, 1957. They see a long Winnipeg pass intercepted by Hamilton player, Ray Bawel, who runs it back for a sure touchdown, when he suddenly falls, having been tripped by Winnipeg fan, David Humphrey, who was standing on the sideline. Bawel gets up angrily, and goes back toward Humphrey, but is restrained by officials. Another unusual 1957 game is shown in which the players contend with rain and mud that makes play practically impossible.
The 42nd National Automobile Show at the New York Coliseum, December 8-16, 1956. A sign above an escalator at the entrance reads 'National Automobile Show'. A model wearing a swimsuit seated on the hood of a 1957 Desoto convertible. Two women seated in a 1957 Chrysler 300C. Aerial view of the Buick exhibit, with the 1957 Buick Roadmaster Convertible prominently displayed. An executive version of the 1957 Cadillac features a typewriter in the back seat and a record player in the front dash. Auto executives gathered at a display featuring a row of steering wheels. President of Chrysler L. L Colbert hails the future in a statement..