Beauties from around the world compete for the Miss Universe title being held at Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. 20-Year old Sylvia Louise Hitchcock, Miss USA, wins the title. in Miami Beach. Miss Venezuela is runner up.
The 33rd Annual Convention of the American Legion at Miami Beach in Florida. Legionnaires parade and salute. The parade includes decorative floats. Men dressed as women walk in the parade. Spectators enjoy the parade.
Hurricane Warning flags (two gale warnings) hoisted atop a building in Miami, Florida. A WB-20A (tail number 42-94047) of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Hurricane Hunters) in flight. A beach filled with people sunbathing and swimming. A waterfront with small boats being tossed about by high winds and surf. A woman in her yard, trying to collect things thrown by wind. Fence and other items have been damaged. Momentary glimpse of destruction wrought by hurricane.
American divers dive from a high ramp into a swimming pool at Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. The divers perform various acrobatic moves including somersaults, flips and swan dives. Spectators gathered at the pool side watch in delight.
A documentary on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. An aircraft in flight overhead. A routine report is sent by the crew of the aircraft to the hurricane center. The pilot, he co-pilot, the navigator and other members of the crew seated inside the aircraft. Weather conditions are observed and recorded. A radar operator working and looking for any unusual conditions. The information is transmitted to the center. Women working and typing messages at the center. A map locates Miami and information about weather conditions is circulated to other areas from Miami. A ship underway at sea. Men locating the position of a hurricane on a map. They discuss amongst themselves. The crew of the aircraft being instructed by an officer. An airplane parked at an air base. It takes off. Animation shows the position of the hurricane and the air movement. The information is circulated to people. A man reading news about the hurricane in a newspaper. A man and a woman seated at a beach. A sailing boat underway in the foreground.
Grady Nix rides a motorcycle upside down in a locked cage in Miami Beach, Florida. A locked cage in Miami Beach. Spectators stand around the cage. Grady Nix rides a motorcycle upside down in the locked cage as Mrs. Nix sits calmly in the "globe of death" (locked cage). The spectators watch the stunt performed by Nix.