Titles read: "CEYLON TO-DAY [sic]".
Various shots show the building of a new airfield in the wooded area of Ceylon. A bulldozer pushes down trees, an elephant with a man on its back lifts tree trunks with his tusks and trunk. M/S of men and women at work on the building...
Outer space scenes and the Gemini capsule brings the two American astronauts safely home.
A man falls off a car on a motor racing track, just for fun!
Leaders of Asian and African nations hold conference in Indonesia.
Impressive acrobatic routine by Beate Bradna - some nice slow motion footage.
Canadian pilots scramble their Hurricanes - then relax in the bar.
Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru, Prime Minister of India visits the trouble spots of Kashmir.
Commonwealth leaders with Prime Minister Clement Attlee at No. 10 Downing St., London.
Funny act by comedian "Chaz" - india rubber dancing and eating cigarettes etc.
Chorus girls do limbering up exercises then practice a high kick routine.
Early acrobatic act is updated with 1930s intertitles. Female contortionists.
Very flexible dancer Reita Nugent (?) performs an acrobatic dance.
King George VI meets with leaders from countries of the Commonwealth.
Sir Archibald Wavell - former Viceroy of India - flies back in to the UK.
Winnie Ryland and her acrobatic dance act - from PT 260.
Young contortionist demonstrates how supple her body is - gruesome!
Trixey - a contortionist - performs her india rubber routine for our amusement.
The Aga Khan visits the Empire Exhibition and lays a stone at the Garden of Good Neighbours.
Ernest Bevin arrives in Rome, Italy.
Nehru looks over various efforts to help soldiers fighting the Chinese.
Ministers from many countries gather at Downing Street for the Commonwealth Conference.
Commonwealth Prime Ministers meet at the Commonwealth Conference at Marlborough House.
Ministers from around the Commonwealth meet in London to discuss finance and trade.
Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth meet for vital talks at Downing Street.
Commonwealth Prime Ministers meet in London.