National Motion Picture studio under construction in North Korea. A movie being filmed at the new studio. A sports meet for workers. Workers participate in various events like short put throw, long jump, marathon race, skiing. Montage of scenes as narrator states, we must abolish the 38th parallel, move south, throw out Syngman Rhee, crush imperialism and became one nation again. Soldiers with weapons and a mass meeting. Men ,women and students parade through Pyongyang street. Montage of Kim II Sung over Korean flags.
Segment introduction by Captain Carl Zimmerman. Animated map shows Pyongyang, Taegu, Inchon, and Seoul, and the 38th parallel. PyongYang falls on October 17, 1950 to U.S. troops. Troops advancing in PyongYang. A North Korean soldier is captured. A tank drives on a railway in PyongYang. A burning truck carrying ammunition explodes. A medic treats a wounded U.S. soldier in the streets of Pyongyang. A dead North Korean at side of road as troops advance. Bridge crossing at Pyongyang. North Korean civilians in Pyongyang. Interview with Corporal David Grey, Korean war veteran. 187th Airborne Regiment parachuters prepare to depart from Kimpo Air Field. C-47 and C-119 boxcar airplanes take off from Kimpo Air Field on 20 October 1950. Parachutes of the 187th Airborne descend to ground. General MacArthur views parachutes from the interior of his Constellation air plane. Soldiers loading up cattle with equipment. Jeep and Howitzer tied to skids are seen still attached to parachutes. Wounded 187th Airborne Regiment soldiers are gathered and placed on helicopters. Wounded covered with shield on helicopter before take off. North Koreans wave flags as U.S. soldiers advance. Map shows major invasion dates for Korea in September and October 1950.
Thousands of people parade on the streets of Pyongyang to celebrate May Day. People carry several banners,pictures and signs. Flags of South Korea and Russia can be seen in parade. Shows a band playing in parade with a picture of Stalin in middle. Children do exercises in chorus. Prime Minister Kim II Sung, Russian Officials and other dignitaries watch and applaud the parade from a high-ground. Approximately 1947-48.
Train arrives at the Pyongyang Railroad Station in North Korea. Korean men and women sports champions exit out of the train and receive a warm welcome. Champions line up on a podium with bouquets of flowers in their hands. People gather in numbers with banners and Korean flags in hand to cheer their sports heroes . A crystal trophy on table. Spectators watch football match between Korean players. Approximately 1947.
United Nations military action preserves democracy in South Korea and from attack of Communist North Korea. Map shows division of Korea and capital of North and South Korea as Pyongyang and Seoul. Animated arrows shows attack of North Korea to South Korea. Troops of Republican Army advance. Soldiers fire from trenches and hills. Soldier looks through binocular. Fire and smoke clouds rise. Soldiers raise flags at the United Nations office. Korean ambassador Chang at Emergency meeting of Security Council at the UN. Secretary of UN, Trygve Lie states this situation as threat to world peace and call for acceptance for the U.S. demand to reestablish peace. All 9 members present raise their hands in acceptance. Women carry small child, and refugees in South Korea. Men help old woman to walk. Two Korean refugee children stand, one child eats bread. Empty seat of representative of Socialist Soviet. U.S. delegate asks to assist South Korea and repel arm attack. 7 out of 8 representatives raise their hands in acceptance.
Shows scenes of a musical concert being held at the Pyongyang theater in Pyongyang, North Korea. An orchestra plays several instruments like clarinets, trumpets and violins under supervision of a Conductor. Group of singers sing in chorus in the background. Montage showing various scenes on the eve of the Independence Day in Korea (also known as Liberation Day, celebrating Korea's liberation from the Japanese). Scenes of lumber-train, Korean soldiers, ship departing, parade by children-bands, girls with '15 August' sign, photo of PM Kim II Sung, Korean National Flag and others can be seen.