Newsreel on a motorcycle or motorbike race in Tarn France. Several motorcyclists take off during a motorcycle race. The motorcyclists racing on the dirt track. People gathered on both sides of the track standing behind barriers and watching the race. A motorcyclist moving on a small bridge on the course. The motorcyclists racing on the rough and curved roads. The winner reaches the finishing line. The winner is offered a bouquet of flowers by a woman. Other officials standing beside the winner.
Convicts held in France. Papers kept on a table. A graph shows crime level in 1956 and 1957. Heading on the graph reads 'attentat' (Attacks). A convict held by French police officials. Police officers with guns in hand. Police with a young woman. Photographers take pictures.
Front view of Napoleon's Tomb. Different views of The Palace of Versailles, both are located in Paris, France. 7 August1956.
Film opens with aerial views of City of Suez and environs during the invasion of Egypt by Israel, Britain, and France, to seize control of the Suez Canal and overthrow Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, in 1956. At TC:00:24 is an aerial view of two ships scuttled by the Egyptians in Port Said at the entrance to the Suez Canal. Many ships are seen in Port Said, itself, including a large British landing craft (L9006). Glimpse of British sailors on the landing craft with Union Jack waving above them. Formations of British soldiers, wearing Balmoral bonnet headgear, marching inland from the port. Area of the port covered with artillery pieces and war materiel being loaded into trucks. Closeup of British soldiers loading shells and ammunition into trucks. Egyptian men mingling on the streets of Port Said. A British soldier and an officer are seen amongst them. Low altitude aerial view of the Suez Canal. View of ships at entrance of the Canal in Port Said (with the scuttled ship blockade behind them) . A British Dido Class light cruiser is seen with the ships.