Titles read: "CARNIVAL "KING COTTON" RULES MEMPHIS".
Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America.
Various shots of illuminated carnival floats in the 'Cotton Carnival'. Businessman Jack Hayes is named King Cotton for the day, with Vassar (sp?) student Elizabeth Campbell as his Queen....
Body of the late US Diplomatic Representative to Ireland is escorted on its way home.
News in a Nutshell brings a bowling tournament from Southend and the construction of the giant Norris Dam in Tennessee.
The headmaster of a school plays against one of his pupils in a game of marbles.
American President Truman speaking on Korean peace.
Playwright Tennessee Williams returns to USA on "Queen Elizabeth" liner.
Two prisoners hold others hostage at gun point but finally surrender and free their hostages.
President Johnson in Tennessee. Also visiting the site where Columbia State College is to be build
Danny Thomas opens St. Jude's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.