Full title reads: "Reviewing The Year 1949".
Intertitle reads: "As 1950 moves in it brings to the halfway mark the 20th century. The century of the common man. The century of the atom bomb. The century that in half its life span has already brought us two world wars. On the eve of its half century,...
11-year-old stenotypist Betty Jones shows off her speedy skills on the Stenotype machine.
Tennis players H.W. Austin and J.D.P. Wheatley are featured.
Ryder Cup golfers attend a farewell dinner in London before setting off for US.
Marathon runners in Liverpool.
Many people turn out to march in the annual temperance rally in Bray, Ireland.
Strange mix of Chinese and Japanese ceremonial at the opening of a bridge in occupied China.
An actor gives a humorous imitation of German propagandist Lord Haw Haw.
Jackie Paterson wins world title boxing match against Joe Curran. Hampden Park, Scotland.