Manila Summit Conference to review the efforts for negotiations of a peaceful settlement of the Vietnam war, in South East Asia. An official speaks. View of U.S. White House. A U.S. plane in flight as President Johnson attends a seven nation Summit Conference to be held in Manila. View of Manila city. Miniature flags of South Korea, Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand. President of the Philippines, Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos officiates ceremony. Asian allies soldiers standing. South Korean troops disembark the landing craft to support American military action in Vietnam. U.S. combat troops and U.S. Army helicopters are in action. Asian allies troops move into action in Vietnam.
Interiors of Presidential plane. U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson and other VIPs in flight from Australia to Philippines. Prime Minister Harold Holt of Australia, President Park Chung Hee of the Republic of Korea, PM Keith Holyoake of New Zealand, President Ferdinand E. Marcos of the Philippines, PM Thanom Kittikachorn of Thailand, Chairman Nguyen Van Thieu and PM Nguyen Cao Ky of Republic of Vietnam and Lydon B. Johnson at the summit conference in Manila. Cameramen taking pictures as the leaders of seven nations walk and followed by others. Participants of summit conference seated in a private meeting in palace. Large number of newsmen from world at the conference. First ladies of the states touring. Shows a woman knitting. View at the conference. Large number of phographers taking pictures. Leaders signing documents. Philippine President speaking and crowd watching the broadcast on TV. Views of men typing. Views of President Lyndon B Johnson at a local ceremony
A film depicts Japanese invasion and occupation of the Philippine Islands during World War II. Japanese Army parades in victory through Manila. Japanese troops holding the Japanese flag parade. A band plays music. The troops march. Filipino policewomen march. Japanese Military Commander of the Philippines General Masaharu Homma sits on a reviewing stand holding a samurai sword and reviews the parade. Students of different departments of the University of the Philippines parade. A banner reads 'Manila Department Store'. Philippines General Hospital personnel, Thai and Indian students, University of Philippines students, and, members of Manila's German , Italian and Japanese community march by in review. Homma seated with officials. Homma speaks into a microphone. The Japanese flag is raised. Men on a platform take pictures. A crowd cheers and releases balloons. Aircraft in flight.
Production of Manila Hemp, also known as Manilla, in Davao, Philippines during World War II. A farm of Manila Hemp (the plant is actually the abacá plant or Musa textilis, a relative of the banana, then frequently used to make "Manila Rope". But the colloquial name for it at the time was Manila Hemp). Farmers cutting, stripping and drying Manila Hemp. A Japanese officer on the farm supervising. Manila Hemp loaded on a cart and taken to a shipping yard for shipping.
Significant events and happenings in the year 1966. Seven nation summit conference on Vietnam in Manila. Pope Paul meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury in Rome. Wedding of the year in which President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Luci Baines Johnson weds Patrick Nugent. Rescue workers take out victims of floods and land slides in various parts of world. American people cast their votes in the elections.
The Pacific fleet lies in Manila Bay, Philippines. U.S. Navy Battleships and warships in maneuvers in the Philippines, between World War 1 and World War 2. Smoke arises from ship smokestacks. View of boats and harbor area looking up Pasig River towards the business section of Manila from the walls of Fort Santiago. Governor On February 14, 1929, General Stimson and General MacArthur review a military parade in Manila on the Luneta (Rizal Park) in which troops of the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and United States Marine Corps and cadets of local schools and colleges participate. Soldiers and sailors parade with guns and flags. The Rizal Monument seen in the background. Soldiers ride horses on the parade grounds. The 23rd Wagon Company (Philippine scout) load mules into railroad boxcars. Wagons are loaded on the train flat cars. Army officers talk amongst themselves at the Paco station. A child stands near the officers. A railroad train loaded with troops and military equipment passes by on the railway track.