A quarterly round up of news stories from around the world.
Associated British-Pathe present a Quarterly Review of Current Affairs. Summing Up. Autumn to Winter 1949. Neon lights in London at night. Nissan hut interior. Military briefing. Operations room. White trails left by aeroplanes in sky. Soldiers, tanks, Field Commanders and War Ministers watch a mock battle. Holland: fresh flowers laid on war graves in Arnhem by children. New York: President Truman lays cornerstone of the new United Nations headquarters and makes a speech. Neon lights in an American city at night. Posters for Saddler's Wells Ballet featuring Margot Fonteyn and Moira Shearer. Paris: Statesmen gather for report on progress of European recovery programme. Paul Hoffman - American administrator of Marshall Aid - speaks. Britain: economic recovery. Rebuilding of hospitals, schools and civic centres. Reorganisation of industry. Power stations, steel works. Scotland: dams, hydroelectric schemes. Industrial vistas. Agriculture. Goods being unloaded at docks. Exports. Car being lifted aboard a freight liner. Churchill. BBC. Sir Stafford Cripps broadcast about the export trade. Good shots of manufacturing industry.