Affairs of state take a holiday as Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie (left) proves to be as adept as his smiling host, Japan's Crown Prince Akihito, at unfamiliar sport of snaring ducks with a net at Imperial Hunting Ground in Saitama Prefecture, near Tokyo.
State of affairs is of little concern to Adlai Stevenson, shown with his prize after shoot at South Carolina plantation.
Basket-Stuffing Wilt (The Stilt) Chamberlain gives Kansas fans a preview of what they can expect to see this winter.
Olympic oath is delivered by Australia's John Landy, on behalf of more than 4,000 athletes, at the opening ceremonies.
December 3, 1956
Driving finish carries John A. Morris' Missile (center) home first by comfortable 2½ lengths in $82,605 Pimlico Futurity.
Sails billowing against a white-clouded background, squat-bodied little Finisterre heads for sea off Miami coast.