Russia / Soviet Union

Sep. 09, 1955 - Stick Of Rock For Mr. Malik; A stick of Blackpool rock which, instead of being inscribed ''Blackpool'', had the words ''J.B. Malik, U.S.S.R.' running right through - was presented to Mr. Soviet Ambassadorthe Soviet Ambassador, after he had flicked the silver switch which set aglow the 350,000 coloured lights of Blackpool's illuminations last night. Photo shows Mr. Jacob Malik, the Soviet Ambassador - is presented with the stick of Blackpool rock - after he had switched on Blackpool's illuminations last night. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/