April 9, 1953.

Video/Projected medium
Neighborhood:Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Universal Pictures Company, 1953.
1 online resource (9 minutes)


  • Academic Video Online
  • Universal Newsreels ; Release 455
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HAVEN FOR PRISONERS OF WAR KOREA - At Panmunjom, G.I.'s raise a tent city to receive the wounded and ill prisoners of war slated to be returned from Red captivity. Already on hand are medical personnel and facilities, an ambulance train, and helicopters to immediately airlift seriously ill to hospital areas. UNITED NATIONS CARES FOR WORLD CHILDREN The United Nations' International Children's Emergency Fund undertakes one of the greatest medical and welfare campaigns in history. All over the world, doctors carry on a large-scale fight against disease and malnutrition - a 20th Century Children's Crusade. NAVY SQUADRON RETURNS WASHINGTON - A joyous occasion as a Navy patrol squadron completes a trans-Pacific flight home after a six-month tour of duty in Korea. FRENCH HAIR STYLISTS COMPETE FOR FAME AND FORTUNE Hair stylists from all over France compete for fame and fortune. Hairdos exotic and glamorous vie for the spotlight; a difficult decision to make for the judges. COLORFUL COIFFURES COMPETE PARIS - Hairstylists from all over France compete for fame and fortune. Hairdos exotic and glamorous vie for the spotlight - a difficult decision to make for the judges JAPANESE EXILES HOME JAPAN - 4,000 Japanese prisoners of war see their homeland once again, after twelve years in China. Held since the end of World War II, they've been released by Red China. Thousands throng the pier for emotional reunions with lost loved ones. MOTORCYCLE DRILL TEAM LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles' crack motorcycle drill team displays their precision parade ground maneuvers - intertwining and criss-crossing at high speed in an impressive show, enough to give a traffic violator gray hair. NATURE'S ODDITY LOS ANGELES - A startling sight on the waterfront is a nameless seagull going about his bird business with an arrow transfixing its body: It flies, fights, and scrambles for food as usual - not bothered a bit. BRAVES AT MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE - The city turns out for a gala welcome, as its first major league team comes home for the first time. They roll out the red carpet for the new Milwaukee Braves, with 200,000 cheering fans on hand. Their old town of Boston was never like this, say team veterans. CANCER DRIVE OPENS The 1953 Cancer Drive opens, as Tyrone Power appeals to the nation to aid the cause.
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