King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon of the United Kingdom visit Belfast, Northern Ireland. The King and the Queen arrive in a car. Soldiers holding guns stand in formation. People crowd in the background. King George and Queen Elizabeth get off the car. They are greeted by officials. A sign on a stage reads 'Long Live Your Majesty'. The King and the Queen escorted by the officials walk towards the stage. The soldiers and the officials stand in the background.
A panorama of the Irish countryside, sheep grazing. A map of Ireland is seen. Crowds, double decker buses, and vehicles on city streets of Belfast Northern Ireland. Statue of Lord Carson at Parliament. Activities in linen industry. Riveters and welders at work in a shipyard. Protestant Orangemen seen. A painting revering the King and Queen of England. Orangemen in dress costume in a July 12 annual parade celebrating victory at Battle of the Boyne. Custom officials on the Eire-North Ireland border. Narrator talks about the recently independent Eireann and its people who are independent in thought and speech. Irish farmers with horse carts loaded head down a road. Farmers and business men talk in streets of Ireland and strike deals. Horses and carts among the men. An Irish boy standing with a group of sheep. Pastures and bucolic and scenic views of farms and villages in rural Ireland. Men and women spinning wool and weaving.
Launching of the "Myrina, " the largest tanker ship ever launched in the United Kingdom. The ship measures 1050 feet long and weighs 191thousand tons. She is seen going down the ways at Harland & Wolff shipyard, Belfast, Northern Ireland. During her launching, a gust of wind catches her, before tug boats can assist, and she goes aground. But she is quickly pulled free and proceeds on her way.
Street scene in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, shows American Red Cross Service Club, next to a florist shop, on Shipquay Place, Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Civilians walk past on the sidewalk. A bicyclist passes in the street. Several U.S. sailors come out of the passage to the club. A U.S. Marine and a sailor stop to look in the florist shop window. Sign in window reads: "We Can Send Flowers by Wire to U.S.A. & Canada." A bus passes. Two men pass with a pushcart. A marine stops to chat with the sailors at the club entrance. Another bus passes. A bus stops and U.S. sailors and marines run to catch it as it pulls out, without success. They return to the sidewalk by the Northern Bank building. Later, sailors are seen boarding a another bus parked at the curb.
Three U.S. Sailors are seen asking bus information from a policeman in front of the Northern Bank building on Shipquay Place, Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, during World War 2. He converses with them and points toward a bus stop (not seen) and checks his watch as they leave, following his directions. Scene shifts away, from Northern Ireland, to the newly opened American Rainbow Corner Red Cross Club at 23 Shaftesbury Avenue, W.I., London, England. U.S. soldiers mingle with English civilians on the street and sidewalks. Many soldiers enter the club. Civilian vehicles drive along Shaftsbury Avenue. A civilian in front of the club hands out travel brochures and tickets to servicemen. A group of U.S. soldiers strolls out of the club. Closeup of the American flag flying at front of the club. Soldiers relax and smoke in the sunshine in front of the club.
P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes at Sydenham Airfield in Belfast, Ireland. Airmen assemble a P-47. A crane on a truck hoists a crate. A caterpillar skids the crate. Airmen strip off the tape. A man opens the crate and remove parts. A hangar in the background. A foreman checks the parts from the crate. A P-47 in the background. Men assemble a tank and attach a rubber on the P-47. They take the cowling from the nose of the P-47. Men push a crane with 4 blade prop to the nose. The P-47 takes off from the runway.