United States 3rd Infantry Division returns to the United States after the Korean War. The soldiers gather to celebrate the 4th anniversary of U.S. troops in Korea. With duffel bags and gear on their backs, the troops march and pass in review of General Maxwell Taylor and Major General Charles Cannon. A band plays. View of the U.S. Navy transport ship USS General M. B. Stewart (AP-140) as soldiers begin to board. A banner reads: '3rd Infantry Division Rock of the Marne'. Audie Murphy stands at a microphone to welcome the troops. People gather in New Orleans, Louisiana to greet the soldiers. A motorcade passes on a street. They pass a theater with marquee welcoming Audie Murphy and the troops. Buildings along the sides of the street in New Orleans. Sergeant Stuart Queen ends the program and speaks to Audie Murphy, with him in the studio, and expresses his gratitude to Murphy. Audie Murphy expresses his thanks and his regards for the soldiers of the 3rd Division.
A film about the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. A neon sign reads 'Welcome Sugar bowl'. A New Orleans Saints logo beneath it. Artists sketch of exterior of the Louisiana Superdome. A play from a football game featuring the New Orleans Saints. Horses run along a race track at the Fair Grounds Race Course as spectators look on. Women play tennis on a court. Men enjoy golf on a course. Sail boats underway at sea.
A parade procession of floats during the annual Mardi Gras carnival in New Orleans, United States. Slate says, "Romance, work and play combine to make the charm of New Orleans." Views from high in a building of a main thoroughfare in New Orleans filled with a crowd cheering as Mardi Gras floast pass in the street. Various buildings of New Orleans seen in that view. Closer view from within crowd as floats pass, including revelers on horseback, and a double headed dragon float.
View of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Tourists view equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. View of streets of downtown New Orleans French Quarter. Exteriors of the Napoleon House. Cars, trucks, and pedestrian traffic on streets. At Mississippi River port in New Orleans, view of a passenger steamship or paddle wheel steamer arriving at dock. View of steamship underway on the Mississippi River.
Doctor James Smith, President of Louisiana State University arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Doctor James Smith brought from Canada to New Orleans where he is to serve jail time for embezzlement charges. Aircraft lands on the runway and Doctor James Smith and other people come out of it. Crowd gather around the airplane. View of various LSU buildings, a tower and scenes from the college campus of Louisiana State University in 1939.
From a film about the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. A sign reads 'Louisiana Heritage Fair'. People gathered to listen to bands and watch dancers at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest). A band plays music. Dancers in colorful costumes.