Construction of Olympic Stadium and unveiling of statue of Lord Byron in Rome.
Titles read: "NEWS FROM ROME".
General views of the stadium under construction on the site where the 1960 Olympic Games will be held in Rome.
C/U of a Roman scholar dressed in black, photographing his colleagues who are in the stadium looking around. Group of priests and scholars looking at the stadium. Rows of seats in the stadium. Swimming stadium under construction. Man with an electric saw cutting through slab of cork. General view of the Pallazzetto del Sport which will seat 18,000 people for boxing, gymnastics, etc. Interior shot of the roof. General view of the Stadic del Marmi for hockey with marble figures of athletes all the way round it.
(ROYAL VISIT PLEASES ITALIANS.)
Various shots of the Queen Mother, on holiday in Rome, at the unveiling ceremony of a statue of the English poet, Lord Byron, at the Villa Borghese. VIPs on the dais applaud as the Queen Mother stands up to make her speech. Men in costume and crowds listening to speech. The statue is unveiled. Base of the statue with inscription on it. Queen Mother walking from the dais accompanied by VIPs to view the statue.