Douglas Haig Chancellor of the University of St Andrews and Rudyard Kipling at the University of St Andrews in Edinburgh, Scotland. Douglas Haig sits with officials. He enters with other delegates. He reviews students in parade. Students around Joseph Rudyard Kipling appointed as Rector of the university and Premier Baldwin.
Miss Louise Miller of New York marries J F Gordon Thompson, an Edinburgh lawyer at Dornoch Cathedral in Dornoch, Scotland. Eighteen year old grand daughter of late Andrew Carneigh Miss Miller and Thomson walk out of the Dornoch Cahedral after their wedding. Security guards block thousands of spectators gathered to witness the wedding. The couple sits in a car and drives away as others watch and smile for them.
King of Norway King Olav V arrives Edinburgh on his visit to Scotland. King received by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip and British Prime Minsiter MacMillan along with other dignitaries. A procession in horse drawn carriages and Queen's cavaliers escorts the guest. The Highlander troops guard the roads on both sides. A huge crowd cheers for him.
Views of mountainous terrain of Scottish Highlands, statue of Scot in kilts. Streams of river flowing through woods. Lake Region, old bridge, water spilling over rocks. Sign board reading:-'First of Railroad Documentary Films, Edinburgh, Scotland'. Band of bagpipers marching slowly on street.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip pass on horse-drawn carriage while huge crowd lines up for the ceremony. A band of pipers moves ahead with the procession. Crown of Bruce placed in her hands as a sign of Scottish loyalty. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip leave in car.
Activities of the Seabees in Scotland in 1941 and in Algeria in 1943, during World War II. News headlines in 1943 read : ' Italy is out of war' and '17 more Italian towns taken'. An animated map. The Clyde valley in Scotland showing a base built by the U.S. Navy Seabees, in 1941. Numerous quonset huts and vehicles are seen. View of the River Clyde, where 2400 feet of oceangoing dock are being assembled. A ship anchored at a harbor displaying U.S. flag. Allied troops board a landing ship with their belongings. An animated map tracing travel of Allied invasion forces from Scotland to Oran, Algeria, where Seabees are seen testing a floating causway that would be used for invasion of Sicily. Scuttled axis ships and other obstacles and damage that Seabees must repair in occupied ports. Allied ships and troops proceeding for invasion of Sicily. Allied warships bombarding Sicilian coast.