Newsreels 1953 pt. 3

1953/05/11 - North Sea rescue of 500 after tanker hits ferry (2) Religious riots by Doukhobor sect in Canada (3) News In Brief - Woman stock car racer Mrs. Barbara Gamache (4) Lady mechanic Mary Brown is 72 (5) paris bathing suit fashions (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-464 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/09/10 - Adenauer Wins - "Germany: A striking triumph for the free world is the re-election of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's Christian Democrat government in Germany. With 85% of the eligible West German voters casting ballots, Adenauer wins, despite efforts of communist agitators to interfere." (2) Aviation In the News - "France: The French unveil a new fighter interceptor which is launched from a trailer and lands on skids. It is independent of airfields. USA: Launched from a B-29, marine Col. Carl climbs his Skyrocket to altitude of 82,000 feet, a new record. Again France makes aviation headlines with its new school for precision and stunt flying. The camera gives you a pilot's eye view of the aerobatics." (3) News In Brief - "Korea: Gen. William Dean takes his place among free men after 3 years of captivity by the Reds. He is decorated by President Syngman Rhee for his heroic resistance during the early stages of the war." San Francisco: Hiroshi Miyamura returns home from Korea, receives Medal of Honor. New York: Vet hospital patients annual party and carnival (4) Sports - Auto racers at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Water ski championship at Toronto, Canada. (complete sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-499 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/09/14 - First Films of Firing New Atomic Cannon (2) News In Brief - Kennedy wedding; Air-Sea rescue (3) Miss America; Parachute championship; Toy train (4) Sports - rodeo, motorccyle race, President's Cup bicycle race in Paris (complete sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-500 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/09/27 - Rescue at Sea (2) News In Brief - balloons cross Iron Curtain; Ezekiel's wheel (3) Indochina bombed (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-504 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/10/01 - Warren to Head Supreme Court (2) News In Brief - Russia frees German POWs (3) Sen. McCarthy marries (4) Japan typhoon; safety steering wheel demonstrated in France (5) Trucks by rail. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-505 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/10/05 - Yanks win World Series (2) Berlin Mayor Reuter buried (3) Korea aces perform in Thunderjets (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-506 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/10/08 - Kidnap-Murder of Bobby Greenlease in Kansas City (2) Ike warns of H-bomb (3) News In Brief - Nixon trip to Far East (4) Jets for Formosa; De Valera visits Fatima shrine in Portugal; South American youth visit Ike (5) Yugoslavia war games for NATO observers (6) Sport fashion show (7) Speed boat marathon on Colorado River (complete sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-507 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/10/12 - Ike Pleas No War in Speech to Inter-Parliamentary Union (2) News In Brief - James P. Mitchell sworn in as Secretary of labor (3) Plowing Championship in Canada won by Jim Eccles (4) College Football - Maryland over Georgia, Cal over Penn. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-508 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/10/15 - Italy against Yugoslavia in Trieste Crisis (2) France attack in Indochina (3) News In Brief - France farmers barricade roads (4) Ike celebrates 63rd birthday (5) Peron supports Ike; midget plane of John Pontius (6) Akihito returns to Japan (7) Miss World beauty contest trials in Paris (8) Pro wrestling. (complete sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-509 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/10/19 - Russia Frees Austrian Prisoners (2) Israel raids Jordan (3) News In Brief - Idlewild plane crash; Baltimore train crash (4) Louisiana Purchase commemoration in New Orleans with France ambassador Bonnet. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-510 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/02 - Indochina attack by France stopped by communist forces (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-514 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/05 - Ridgeway visits Korea (2) French fight in Indochina (3) News In Brief - Scorpion jet fires air-to-air rockets; Marie Dionne enters convent; vision of Holy Mary in Philadelphia (4) Army salvages equipment and shell casings in Korea. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-515 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/12 - Magsaysay Wins Philippine Election (poor quality, some sound missing) (2) Truman denounces anti-communist hysteria (3) News In Brief - Nixon visits Indochina (no sound). (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-517 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/19 - Red Spy Probe of Harry Dexter White (2) News In Brief - Christmas mail for GIs (3) Douglas X-3 stiletto jet tested (4) St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna restored (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-519 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/23 - Navy opens largest radio transmitter in world, in Cascade Mountains of Washington state, David Sarnoff taps out first message (2) News In Brief - ammunition explosion near strasbourg, France (3) Navy Air Show at Miramar Air Base in California celebrates 50th anniversary of flight (4) Variety Club awards (5) Santa Claus in Seattle parade with 30 towering balloons. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-520 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/26 - McCarthy Replies (poor quality, some sound missing) (2) News In Brief - U.S. distributes surplus butter in West Berlin; 3rd Division citation in Korea; Prince Bernhard of Netherlands visits Haile Selassie in Ethiopia; first motion picture x-ray camera shows drink passing down throat and human heart beating. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-521 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/11/30 - Aviation News - Douglas Skyrocket jet, new light pusher plane (2) Queen Elizabeth in Jamaica (3) News In Brief - President Jimenez dedicates buildings in Caracas, Venezuela; 2 Czechs fly plane across Iron Curtain to Bavaria; polio viction John Ederer awarded Boy Scout badge in Seattle. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-522 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/12/10 - Ike Speech to UN Calls for World Atomic Pool for Peace (2) Russian military parade (3) News In Brief - Pope Pius XII proclaims Marian year (4) Dutch sailor builds miniature jet (5) American Santa Claus meets German St. Nicholas in Heidelberg, Germany. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-525 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/12/14 - Nobel Peace Prize to Marshall (2) News In Brief - Tito in Yugoslavia on 10th anniversary (3) UNICEF seventh anniverary, kids give cake to Madame Panditt (4) Fashions for newlyweds. (partial sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-526 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/12/17 - Dulles at NATO meeting in Paris urges France to accept European Army or face "agonizing re-appraisal" (2) News In Brief - Chicago fire; Cardinal Spellman blesses clothing for Korea; robot elevators in San Francisco; Rail ferry for boats on canals in Avenhorn, Holland (3) Japan fashions (4) Nike guided missile hits Flying Fortress B-17 bomber. (complete sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-527 National Archives, College Park MD

1953/12/21 - Whites Sands Missile Test, films of rocket that reached 76 miles high (2) News In Brief - Student rally in Germany for European unity (3) President Jimenez opens Tamanaco Hotel in Venezuela (4) Radar defense center on Mount Tamalpais near San Francisco (5)Queen Elizabeth visits Fiji Islands (complete sound newsreel) SOURCE: 200 Universal 26-528 National Archives, College Park MD

1953 continued from DVD47


This DVD46 includes 2 hours of Universal Newsreels reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives, College Park MD, and is available from the University of San Diego Bookstore.
revised 11/21/07 by Steven Schoenherr | Universal Newsreels on DVD