Views of a trade exhibition in the United Kingdom soon after the end of World War II. A baby carriage or pram, and a baby dress with the date underneath "1948" can be seen. Family with a baby, father plays with a lifesize doll standing in a crib on display. Visitors gathering at the exhibit are seen drinking cocktails. Goods including driving gloves, luggage, golf bags, and athletic balls for rugby and football and soccer at the exhibit. A man showing a horse saddle to another, and suitcases and luggage is shown to a buyer.
The government crashes in the United Kingdom. In Ballater, Scotland : King George V of the United Kingdom reviews honor guard. The King drives away in a car. In London, England : United Kingdom Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald with his Labour party members and leaders of the Conservatives liberals to form his cabinet.
A golf course in Saint Andrews, Scotland. Marvin 'Bud' of United States hits the golf ball during the Walker cup match. People around watch and move. A man carries clubs in a bag. He moves with the player. United States beats Britain 8-4, winning the Walker cup.
Unemployed men and women from Scotland, Wales, Midlands and the South march to London. Signs seen include, 'Scotland vs. London,' 'National Hunger March,' 'Revolutionary United Mineworkers of Scotland,' and 'We are Against Starvation.' Slate at head of film reads, 'Jobless Hordes End Weary Dole March at Parliament Gate.' Sign in background within village reads, 'The Castle Restaurant.' Research suggests this is the The Castle Restaurant on Norwich Road, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth Norfolk, NR30 5JN Clip ends with views of Parliament Building and Clock Tower in London.
Close-up views of several different ships launching on firth of Clyde in Scotland. Closeup view of dirt or coal smeared faces of boys wearing hats and watching expectantly and with excitement as a ship readies for launch. British flag decorated on the deck of a ship. Dignitaries on grandstand including a woman (the sponsor) who smashes a bottle of champagne against the ship, christening it as it launches. Close views of the ship sliding down skids stern-first into the water. Change to view of a ship named "Rinovia" being launched from dry dock to water by tipping it to the side off dry dock. It slides off skids into the water and quickly rights itself. View of a medical ship named "Herdubreid " being launched. White cross symbol seen on the bow and the flag of Iceland waving on the bow, with sailors gathered around it. Clip includes several close up views of ship hulls and skids, anchors, propellers and areas of the lower stern of ships being launched.
Boxes of enamel ware on shelves, Two men looking at the ware. Sample of Wedgwood pottery can be seen. Wedgwood written on a wall in background. Tea service on tray, different glassware. Two men look at silver. Two men talk, sign board of Wilkinson Sword Company can be seen.