International exchange of CAP ( Civil Air Patrol ) cadets in Virginia, United States. A Seabee aircraft with a sign on it that reads ' University of Illinois '. A man checks the gasoline in the plane at the University of Illinois airport. A gasoline truck pulls up near the plane. A stationary aircraft on a flight line. Foreign CAP cadets get into the cockpit of the Seabee aircraft and work on the controls. Aircraft lined up. Cadets climb into the cockpit of a Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft. The engine runs and the aircraft taxis. A hangar in the background. Foreign cadets get into the cockpit of a liaison aircraft. An Italian cadet gets into a cockpit. Cadets climb up the cockpit of Navion aircraft. The aircraft taxis along. Cadets enter other liaison aircraft.
Prewar and early World War 2 conditions of the British in Great Britain. War ammunition for Britain transported from the United States to Britain as part of lend lease plan. Also war materiel sent the other way around from the United Kingdom to the United States, as the war progressed. A map showing the path between the United States and Great Britain through the Atlantic Ocean. Tanks for Russia from Britain. Aircraft and guns for the United States by Lend Lease. Tons of food and clothing in large containers for troops in Britain. Clusters of houses and buildings. Two men on a bridge. A lane in Britain. People in the lane. Tanks prepare for war. British soldiers in uniform. A woman seated at a vanity putting on lipstick makeup. Men and women in the streets in England. A man turns to notice the legs of a woman as she walks by. View of legs of many women walking by, not wearing stockings due to rationing. Brief shot of driver in a car in the United States as he hands his gas ration ticket to the gas station attendant. Back in England, scene as a man goes to a pub for whiskey. The pub keeper laughs at him as there is none. Men in a field harvesting grains for making industrial alcohol. Soldier painting word "Hitler" onto a bomb shell. Cartons of whiskey being transported to the United States as pay for the material that comes in to Britain. A man opens cartons from the U.S. with 'Made in U.S.A.' painted on it. Images of American made industrial machine goods purchased by the British, including machinery signs for "Cincinnati Bickford", "The Ohio Machine Tool Company", "Niles Tool Works, Hamilton Ohio", "The Cincinnati Planer Co.", "American Hole Wizard", and "Barnes Drill Company, Rockford, Illinois" A woman worker moves a large planer or drill press into position. Crane at a ship dock is seen moving a large wooden crate with "Ford" label on it. A man goes to buy cigarettes. A 'No cigarettes today' board. If there were cigarettes he would have paid the cost of the cigarettes and the tax to the shopkeeper. Close up view of coins on a table and large portion going to British taxes to pay for war. A newspaper headline which says "Britain spends 49,000,000 per day on war." Several industrial plants in Britain, with smoke and pollution rising from chimneys and stacks during high output war effort. Laborers working at a construction site, including brick layers, who pay 29% tax. Rich men who pay 97½ % tax: A man in a nice car parked in front of a church. He leads a bride in a wedding gown and possibly the Bride's father toward the doors of the church. Various views of British workers and workmen walking in and out of factories. British citizens in ration lines. Sheep being herded on pasture land in Australia. Vessels in ocean used by the British for supplies to Russia. Aircraft from the U.S. on board a ship, and British troops arriving on a ship dock.
The 1953 Masters Tournament of Champions in golf in the United States. Golfers playing golf. Spectators under umbrellas in the background. A golfer hits a ball with a club. A golfer sinks a ball during the game.
A former German prisoner of war in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Former prisoner of war, Reinhold Pabel, is the proprietor of a local book store when the FBI locates him. Views of several shelves of books in the Chicago Book Mart store. Pabel places a book in a rack. His wife and 8 month old child are seen in the book store. Pabel plays with his son. He faces deportation back to Germany, after having established himself in Chicago under a new name.
Film about the state of Illinois in the United States. People enter a building for the Illinois State fair. People in the fair. Swings and people in bus. Farmers walk with cattle. A farmer near his cow. A girl near her sheep who won the prize. Children on a miniature train. Harness racing at the fair. Sports cars driven during a auto racing. People in a bus. The statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Illinois State Capitol building. A ship in front of The Wrigley Building in Michigan Avenue.
Film 'This is our Land' about the state of Illinois in the United States. A bridge over a river. A view of the river through the bridge. The highway running alongside the river. A man sits on a bench under a tree. The skyscrapers of the city. Automobile traffic on the road. People walk on sidewalks. Pedestrians and automobile traffic in the capital city Springfield. The Illinois State Capitol building. A view of the Capitol dome. The statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Illinois State Capitol building. The Lincoln Tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery. A child rubs nose of the sculpted face of Abraham Lincoln.