"Miss Universe"- Iowa Coed Wins World Beauty Crown; In Long Beach, California, girls in bathing suits and sashes line up along a stage, then walk towards the camera. The winner (Miss United States) is crowned by last years winner.

Sports Highlights of 1956 (part 1 of 4); Clips from the winter Olympics in Italy. First shown are clips from the American winners of men and women's figure skating. Following are clips from downhill skiing events. Then out to Los Angeles for the summer Olympics, where we see a large crowd filling the stands to watch the 1600m run. The runner-up congratulates the winner.