A man signals to start the Monza 1000 Kilometer International auto race in Monza, Italy. Large crowd gathered to watch the automobile race. Ferrari's take first and second positions. Winning drivers Lorenzo Bandini of Italy and Chris Amon of New Zealand at podium taking trophies.
Fashion show in Italy. Statue and monuments in Italy. Models display spring and summer collection at White Ballroom of Pitti Palace in Florence. Collection of Lydia, knit outfits of Ilaria and formal gowns of Valdetivera displayed. Women watch. People watch the show.
Heavy floods inundate Florence in Italy. A man watches immense erosion caused by floodwaters. Relief material, food and drugs sent from various nations to Italy. Workers try to restore the famous artworks by great artists.
View of the first three U.S. B-52 bombers (of a force of 15) landing at U-Tapao Airbase, Thailand on April 10, 1967. These bombers hit targets in Vietnam on their way to U-Tapao. (The entire force arrived during the period from April through July, 1967, on temporary assignment from the Strategic Air Command 4433rd Bomb Wing at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam.) The B-52s are under the command of the SAC 3rd Air Division. The aircraft land with wing flaps down and deploy drag chutes to slow their ground rolls.Officers of the 4258th Strategic Wing,and Royal Thai Air Force greet the arriving aircrews. The event is recorded by photographers, along with newsmen from Japan, Thailand, United States and Philippines.
Baseball pitching great Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford announces his retirement in the spring of 1967. Dressed in a civilian suit and tie, he is seen running from the Yankee dugout, past Mickey Mantle, #7, onto the field, and acknowledging the aclaim of the fans crowding Yankee stadium. Narrator notes that Ford retires with more wins than any other pitcher in Yankee team history. Fprd stands in the infield, as fans rise from their seats to give him a standing ovation. Camera zooms in on cheering fans and Photographers taking pictures. Later, an emotional Ford fights back tears before he steps before microphones
Film opens with February 1st, 1967 Change of Command Ceremony for Commanders in Chief of U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC). General John Dale Ryan is assuming command from General Joseph J. Nazzaro. A color guard stands with American flag flanked by flags of Air Force, SAC, units, and award ribbons. A military marching band marches in front of a stage (reviewing stand) where Generals and guests are seated, including Generals Nazarro and Ryan, plus the Commanders of SAC's three Air Forces. Civilian leaders present included Nebraska Governor and Mrs. Norbert Tiemann. Closeup of General Ryan. View of Governor and Mrs. Tiemann standing amongst six Air Force Generals. A traditional ceremony for change of command ensues. The flag of outgoing General Nazzaro is furled and cased and the flag of incoming General Ryan is unfurled and uncased. The flag ceremony completes as the two Generals exchange positions. Views of Generals and guests. Closeup of General Nazzaro.The band plays and marches and a contingent of U.S. airmen march in review. General Nazzaro renders them a parting salute and then he and Ryan shake hands and both turn to greet the Governor and his wife.