RUSSIAN HYDROELECTRIC PLANT Interior and exterior views of a Soviet hydroelectric power plant, starting with a shot of a river dam. Water rushes through one of its openings as heavy machinery inside converts the force to electricity. Various pans of high voltage transmission lines end the scene.
OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY An hour long ceremony filled with color and pageantry marks the opening of the 1960 Olympics at Squaw Valley, California. Against a background of superb natural beauty, Vice-President Nixon formally declares open the 11-day international competition. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: February 18, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:01:00, With Audio
OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY - 2 An hour long ceremony filled with color and pageantry marks the opening of the 1960 Olympics at Squaw Valley, California. Two thousand doves of peace are released and Andrea Meade Lawrence carries the Olympic torch down the slopes and passes it to Ken Henry who ignited the Olympic Flame. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: February 18, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:45:00, With Audio
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM OPENS The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright finally opens to the public in the fall of 1959. Mayor Robert Wagner cuts the ribbon at the opening ceremony and the interior of the building as well as some of its collection is first viewed.
Date: October 21, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:40:00, With Audio
ECUMENICAL COUNCIL REOPENS Carrying on the work of his predecessor, Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI reconvenes the Ecumenical Council with new appeals for unity among Christian faiths. Nearly 3,000 Cardinals, Bishops and other Church dignitaries are joined by 52 observer-delegates representing non-Catholic faiths at the opening session. Along with a search for unity the Pope hopes to bring about reforms within the Church itself.
1950'S AUTO DESIGN STYLIST'S CHROME 1950's auto design stylists work on chrome accessories. CU of the trademark openings on the fenders of a Buick. Other drawings of chrome concepts are shown.
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Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:19:00, No Audio
LONDON PREMIERE OF 'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' In London, the British premiere of "To Kill a Mockingbird" has Princess Margaret in attendance, representing the Royal Family. She greets Gregory Peck who won an Oscar for his role in the movie.
U.N. ASSEMBLY OPENS The 18th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens on a note of optimism as representatives of 111 member nations meet to elect a new President for the coming year. The optimism is based on the nuclear test ban treaty and Dr. Carlos Sosa Rodriquez of Venezuela receives all of the votes cast and takes over as Assembly President.
QUEEN JULIANA OPENS PARLIAMENT In the Hague, Queen Juliana's royal cortege proceeds to the opening of the State's General with traditional pomp and ceremony. In her opening address, the Queen warns of economic crisis and calls for national austerity.
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