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Universal Newsreel Volume 30, Release 27: Academy Awards, 03/27/1957

DESCRIPTIONACADEMY AWARD WINNERSA galaxy of stars and Hollywood notables crowds Hollywood's Pantages Theater for the 29th annual Academy Award ceremonies. Among those receiving the ultimate accolade of filmdom are Dorothy Malone, Anthony Quinn, Yul Brynner, and Ingrid Bergman.MIDWEST BLIZZARDSA 3-day blizzard blankets the Great Plains-a wintry ordeal for 5 states in which at least 38 perish, as hundreds of cars are marooned, and a crack transcontinental train buried-isolated with over 200 aboard, for days.NEW EUROPEAN PACT. In historic ceremonies in Rome, the 6-nation European Common Market Plan and atomic pool receive final assent of member nations, beginning an epochal experiment in Continental unity.WHITE HOUSE EVENTS. The President bestows Young American Medals on two outstanding youths, Edmund Zernach of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and William Steiger, of Oshkosh. Later, Ike plays host to Dublin's Jewish Lord Mayor Robert Briscoe.GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY. King Paul and Queen Frederica lead an enthusiastic parade commemorating the anniversary of Greek Independence. The small but effective modern army makes an impressive appearance as it passes in review.SUEZ CANAL CLEARED. The last major obstacle in the Suez Canal, the tug Edgar Bonnet, is cleared from the channel, five months after it was scuttled by Egyptian forces. Troublesome questions of tolls and control remain, but the key waterway is open.SPORTS6-DAY BIKE RACE. Nostalgic memories of the Roaring 20's are revived as champion bicyclists compete in Chicago. A new generation of fans cheers them through "jams" and sprints to the thrill-packed final lap.HALF-PINT HOTRODS. San Francisco tots, in the 5-12 year bracket, scorch around a sand-lot track in midget racers powered by 2 hp. lawnmowers motors. Twenty torrid heats at a terrific 20 m.p.h.!Transcript (PDF): BY MCA/Universal Pictures.FOR MORE INFORMATION
Length: 02:11


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