Second prototype of British Bristol turbo prop airliner lies in water after ditching when an engine exploded. Men attempt to pull the plane up the shore,to save it from tidal damage. Aircraft lies in a frozen mud bank. Finally a military tank is employed to pull the airplane out of the water..
Aerial view of Rio Grande river flood in wake of Hurricane Alice, in 1954. International Bridge between Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Loredo, Mexico, is completely under water. Houses and fields inundated by flood waters. A soldier patrolling in the area. Store owners seen clearing mud from sidewalks by their establishments. Woman and boys wash mud from sidewalk.
North Vietnamese Vietminh establishing along the 17th Parallel following the Geneva Accords in 1954. Early morning street scene in Vietnam. Very few people about. A street cleaner at work. Shops lining the street. Many with signs in French. A man rolls a hand cart along the street. Buildings shown. Street sign refers to Grand Boulevard. Cattle walking along a street. Two French soldiers standing and a Vietnamese man sitting in front of a French hospital. An almost empty residential street. An old woman in black squatting in a doorway. Two women outside a barbed wire barrier. One scavenges in leaves on sidewalk. A boy and girl pose. Group of Viet Minh supporters, dressed in black, have difficulty carrying two North Vietnamese flags in a stiff breeze. Vietminh troops marching along a wet road, and across a railroad bridge. Several French officers walking with the leaders of the Vietminh troops. On the other side of the bridge, they pass a parked French armored car. Back on the bridge, a translater introduces a French officer to two Viet Minh Commanders who shake hands with him. North Vietnamese school children march through a makeshift Vietminh gateway and cross a railroad track. Others march alongside a railroad. A teacher and some students carry Vietminh flags. A brisk wind is blowing. The Vietnamese people gather in an open market place, near a river (possibly the Ben Hai River), where the Vietminh flag is flown. Villager placing Vietminh flag on her house. Many Vietminh flags flying. A market stall displaying pictures of Ho Chi Minh and Mao Zedong (aka Mao Tse-tung) for sale. Group of children pose by the pictures. Street scene in a town. Vietnamese people on sidewalks near shops. Signs are in French, but Vietminh flags fly on shops. The Lycee Albert Sarraut lyceum building in Hanoi, Vietnam. Vietnamese youth entering the school.
Scene of a river bank in England. Slate appears to say "George Speakman" or "George Sprakman". Man sits on rail beside the river. Building and trees in the background. The man talks. Scenes of the river. Ducks and Mallard drake goes into the river and swim. Boats in the river
Annual Lord Mayor's show in London, Britain. River Thames, bridge over river and city besides the river. A tower in the city near the river. Boat on river shore. Tomes of castle. Boats in the river. City of London. Buildings and subway in the city. People in annual Lord Mayor's show. Performers on the road, one performer blows fire form mouth during parade. Sir Robert Bellinger reviews the gala parade and rides in his Ornate Lord Mayor's Coach. Guards walk past coach.
Americans and Hondurans move on horses and burros in scenic river valley of Honduras. A man holding a camera moves at a fast pace on a primitive suspension bridge over a fast flowing river. Another man follows him. A Honduran and a horse swim to the bank of fast flowing river. A horse crosses river and men on bank watch. A monument at the border of Honduras and Guatemala, with '1936', 'Honduras', 'Laudo De 1933' and 'Guatemala' inscribed on four sides at base. Men cross river on horses. A man moves in river holding a camera.