The 177th Running Derby at Epsom Downs in Surrey, England. Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margret arrive at Epsom Downs for the Derby. Horses in the paddock before the race. The horses leave the gates as race begins. Huge crowd cheering during the race. Horse named Lavandin wins the English Derby.
The Epsom Derby at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Epsom, Surrey, England. A large crowd gathered at Epsom Downs Racecourse during the Epsom Derby. Queen Mother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon holding binoculars and Queen Elizabeth II standing beside her watching the race. Officials among the crowd. The horses take off. People stand and watch from behind the barriers on both sides of the track. Several views of the horses on the course. Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth standing with others. The winner jockey gets down the winner horse Psidium. People stand around and watch.
Women working in Britain to aid the war effort, during World War 1. British women from the Surrey, England area use manual plows pulled by horses. Civilian men look on and provide advice, as the women practice plowing.
1956 Royal Film Performance at the Empire Theatre in Leicester Square, London, England (of the motion picture, "The Battle of the River Plate"). British and U.S. stars arriving for the event. Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe (Miller) accompanied by her husband, playwright, Arthur Miller, pass through the foyer. Also seen is actress Joan Crawford, with an escort. Queen Elizabeth II arrives followed by Princess Margaret. Reginald Bromhead, chairman of the Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund, introduces Queen Elizabeth II of England to stars, including Marilyn Monroe with Victor Mature standing on her left. A grandson of Mr Bromhead offers flowers to the Queen.
Soviet airliner Tu-104 prototype,CCCP number L5400-25, arrives at London Heathrow on 22 March 1956, carrying Soviet Colonel-General Ivan Serov, and other Soviet officials. Weather is rainy with water on the airfield runways and ramps. British police officers assist the Soviet party, as a car is brought up. DC-3 aircraft seen in background, parked on the ramp. Refueling trucks drive up to the aircraft. Some persons seek shelter under the wing, from the rain.
The 1956 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Chicago, Illinois. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess, taking seats at the convention.Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking her seat. Democratic Party National Chairman, Paul M. Butler standing behind and below the podium as convention prepares to get underway. Amphitheater is filled with seated delegates, as they are called to order. Delegates standing and applauding, following the keynote speech of Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee,who touches the Tennessee delegate identification pole as it is thrust toward him.. Delegates waving poles displaying their respective State Names.