Item title reads - Westernising the East - Young Koreans eagerly taking up athletics. These are the first pictures taken in Korea - sometimes called Asia's Hermit Kingdom. Seoul.
L/S as children walk along in lines all waving their flags. M/S of them marching in unison. M/S as they do bending...
Various shots of students marching in Seoul on the anniversary of the Korean War, Dr Syngman Rhee, President of the Korean Republic speaking at a rally.
President Dwight Eisenhower concludes tour of Orient in South Korea.
President Elect Eisenhower visits United Nations and South Korean troops on the front.
Ex Chinese and North Korean prisoners are set free and shipped to Formosa (Taiwan).
General MacArthur arrives in Seoul to attend the Korean Independence Ceremony
American bombers bring assistance to South Korean forces defending their borders.
Material relating to newsreel story 'Eisenhower Visits Korea' 52/100.
Massive parade of Soviet athletes fill Red Square.
Student athletes from around the world compete in Germany.
International cross country race from Newport in Wales - won by England.
Preparations speed up in Britain as American forces carry on the fighting in the Korean War.
Berlin celebrates 10 years of division + shots of Berliners at leisure.
US Marines home on leave from Korea + first Korean War dead returned to USA.
Demonstration in Seoul demanding withdrawal of Indian troops from South Korea.
New recruits for South Korean army have medical examinations.
Koreans hold a memorial service to those killed in the uprising against Syngman Rhee in 1960.
Memorial service near Seoul for British soldiers killed in Korean War.
President Syngman Rhee addresses crowds in South Korea.
Coverage of events at the Soviet based World Youth and Student Games.
Lots of clips featuring fast boats, cars, trains, greyhounds, rowing teams etc. c. 1927
Korean children eat soup from UN food centre.
International event for Deaf and Dumb athletes - a team from Nazi Germany competes.
Korean Nationalist forces clash with Korean Communist elements.
Soviet athlete Vladimir Kuts breaks the 5000 metres record in Rome.