Gran National horse race in Liverpool, England. A large number of spectators gather at the Aintree racecourse to watch the Grand National horse race. A horse falls on the ground while running along the track. Horses run on the track and cross over fences. Killmore wins the race.
Camera pans over still images of late 19th and early 20th Century immigrants to America. One group photo shows men standing around women seated. Voice of an old man, from Liverpool England, narrates as camera shows more views of immigrant families. Scene shifts to that man speaking of the hardships and poverty of immigrants he witnessed passing through the port of Liverpool, England.
A woman flies a small airplane in Liverpool, England. A young woman pulls a small 'airplane roadster' across an airfield. She poses with a small dog at the airplane, then places some golf club luggage in a rear compartment of the fuselage, and a briefcase or suitcase in a front compartment. Her dog is sitting in the airplane. The woman places a large suitcase in a forward fuselage compartment, climbs in the cockpit, checks her makeup in a mirror, and then takes off. People standing near a car watch. (This is a Comper Swift monoplane, filmed at Hooton Park, near Liverpool, where these planes were made. Probably the first one built, filmed for publicity, It is powered by a 40 hp ABC Scorpion piston engine. Later versions had a more powerful radial engine.)
U.S. Army General John Joseph Pershing visits Liverpool, England. John Joseph Pershing walks on deck of transport Baltic. He talks to his colleague. He takes off his cap and poses. People on a gangplank. He disembarks with staff from the ship. He inspects honor guard at Liverpool. The transport Baltic underway at sea. John Joseph Pershing with other officers on the deck of the ship. The American flag on a flagpole. Officers salute. John Joseph Pershing is greeted by officers. He walks with other officers while reviewing troops.
U.S. troops reach Liverpool before Allied invasion of Western Europe in World War 2. U.S. transport ship arrives at Liverpool and Allied troops disembark. A band play at harbor. U.S. sailors on streets of London. Officers and MPs (Military Police) outside servicemen's clubs in London. Various servicemen's clubs in the city. Group of MPs on street.
Students clash in Liverpool, England. The students march with a banner that reads ' Knights of Panto'. The students from lower and upper classes clash with each other. They fight with wooden swords and throw bags of white powder over each other. They run towards a building.