Full Title reads: "The 'Mushers' Derby - American's best sled dog teams in stern test of speed and endurance for man and beast."
United States of America.
Long shot of crowd gathered in snowy street. They are gathered around the start of a dog sledge race. A voice is counting down...
Lots of fun on a high metal toboggan slide - sledging down the slide onto a frozen Lake Placid.
Husky teams pulling sledges and hardy swimmers at an icy cold swimming pool in Alaska.
Snowy scenes as people ride in horse drawn sleighs and try their hand at ski jumping.
Compilation of library material making up a retrospective of 1958 news events.
Lots of clips featuring fast boats, cars, trains, greyhounds, rowing teams etc. c. 1927
Various weird and wonderful cars are presented to the camera.
Silver Jubilee Trophy race in Idaho, Everett Hesman drives winning team of dogs.
American explorers fly to Arctic wastes of Alaska.
News in a Nutshell includes Muslims at a Mosque in Woking, proclamation of new King George VI and Lord Baden-Powell in France.
Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.
Princess Elizabeth on tour of Canada.
Short mute version of a documentary which covers the Royal Tour of Canada in 1951.
Retrospective of news stories from the year of 1963.
Pathe News Review for 1955.
Winter festival held in St. Paul, Minnesota, America.
Documentary about Wimbledon Tennis Championship - with behind the scenes footage
Husky dogs are fed and trained by driver Mrs Milton Seeley in New Hampshire.
Winter sports in America - skiing and ice skating.
Firemen at work on a fire in very cold weather.
American Jeep drivers show off their skills over rough terrain.
American newsreel item about winter weather in New York.
People having fun on large sledge in the United States of America.
Good close shots of speedway riders racing around the track in California - lots of spills.
Coverage of horse racing from Chicago.