A film titled " Rumania's publishing house of Soviet books." Sign on front of building reads: "Cartea Rusa." An outdoor display case showing an open book. Camera pans over shelves inside the shop, filled with works by Lenin and Stalin, along with books by Russian classic authors and Soviet writers. People standing on the sidewalk outside the shop peruse items displayed in its window. Publishing house operators are shown conversing at a desk inside. Well known Rumanian author, Mihail Sadoveanu, is seen working at a desk, where he assists in the publication of Soviet books. Camera focuses on a shelf full of tall paperback books with Soviet titles in Romanian on their spines. Many are Authors' names. But others, like "Un Erou Al Timpului Nostru" (A hero of our time) are titles. A man and woman work at a table where they prepare Soviet books for publication in Hungarian. Women working in a large room of the publishing house. Many customers perusing books in one of the publishing house's outlets. Citizens reading in one of the publishers libraries.
German invasion of Eastern European countries during World War II. Maps of Manchuria and Ethiopia. Newspaper headlines. Maps of various European countries conquered by Nazi Germany including Poland. Newspaper printing press running. Newspaper headlines declaring war against Germany. Herald newspaper headline reads, WAR. Animated map of Germany shows the Nazi symbol spreading across Europe with fire. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and officers at a map as they confer. Maps of Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Hungarian pheasant farmers gather grain in Hungary. Ore car heaped with bauxite in Hungary. Aluminum sheet rolling down conveyor belt. German aircraft parked in line with propellers spinning. Hungarian soldiers marching in parade with crowd giving Nazi salute. Grain pouring into holding bin. Oil derricks in Romania. Romanian soldiers marching in parade. Animated map depicts the importance of cities of Varna and Burgas in Bulgaria for their submarine bases in the Black Sea. Admiral Miklos von Nagybanya Horthy of Hungary, Prime Minister of Romania General Ion Antonescu, King Michael of Romania and King Boris of Bulgaria. Newspaper headlines include 'Bulgarian King Joins Axis', "Bulgarian Revolts Bring 1200 Arrests', 'Riots Sweep Romania', and 'Hungarian Revolt Brewing' German motorcycles with sidecars driving into Hungary. German artillery being towed into Hungary. German soldiers driving halftracks drive into Romania and Bulgaria. Animated map depicts the plan for invasion of Greece.
United States President Richard Nixon on tour to Romania. Honor guards troops lined outside a government building in Romania. A rifleman of the honor guard. Commander of the troop instructs them. National flags of United States and Romania outside the building. Motorcade of President Richard Nixon arrives. Honor guards salute as Nixon descends from his car. Romanian leaders and dignitaries shake hands and welcome President Nixon.
Transportation and production of oil in Europe. Transportation of oil via railroad tank cars from the refining center at Ploiesti (Ploesti) in Romania. View of the Moreni oil center in the Prahova district in Romania. Several oil derricks. An oil rig in operation on a hill side.
King Carol II of Romania performs a religious ceremony in Bucharest. The King along with his ministry, military officials and monks proceeds for a religious ceremony. King and monks perform the annual "Golden Cross" ritual at a river.
United States President Richard Nixon on tour to Romania. President Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon visit a fruit and vegetable market in Bucharest. Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu and other dignitaries accompany them. Secret servicemen surround President and First Lady. Merchandise men and women in the yard. Huge crowd gathered to witness the event.