Sound (English), b&w, 14 min. 16mm, 1R, 600'. Describes the vital impact of U.S. Economic Cooperation Administration support on the silk industries of fifteen nations represented at the International Silk Congress held in New York in 1950. Illustrates processing of silk from cocoon to couturier. Includes a fashion show at the Waldorf Astoria of the latest styles in silk. Commentators: Sidney Walton, J. Shea. Made by News of the Day. Produced by the International Silk Association in cooperation with the U.S. Economic Cooperation Administration (ECA). NB: Further research would be needed regarding rights issues.