Annual charity fete to help poor children, in Stockholm, Sweden. Troops march past a vast crowd in a stadium in Stockholm, during the annual charity fete to raise funds for poor children. King Gustav V with other officials seated in the stadium. A large number of men and women perform drills and dances in the vast stadium during the event.
German book exhibition in Stockholm. Swedish people enter the exhibition hall. They climb up stairs. German books and pamphlets displayed on table. A woman watches the books. A book is opened. men walk by table and observe the books displayed. Pictures in book. A book titled 'Leonardo da Vinci' is opened. the picture of Vinci's famous portrait 'Mona Lisa' printed in book.
Sven Hedin, famous Swedish explorer, geographer, and author, is seen in his book-lined study, in Stockholm, Sweden, around the time of his 80th Birthday, in 1945, during World War 2. He opens a large map and points to a part of Sweden, that narrator implies is important to German interests. Next the German ambassador to Sweden, Dr. Hans Thomsen, enters, bringing greetings in the name of the Fuhrer, through Joachim von Ribbentrop, the German Foreign Minister. He expresses appreciation of the German nation. The two men sit and converse.
German passenger airship 'Bondensee' arrives at Stockholm, Sweden. The airship operating since 1919, approaches ground for landing. Spectators, policemen and ground crew surround the dirigible. A woman watches outside of a cabin window. Passengers inside the cabin. Soldiers assist mooring of 'Bondensee'. Inspectors check personal baggage of the passengers.
Swedish ceremonial guards in full uniform march, carrying flag with Swedish Coat of Arms, in a city square of Stockholm. Members of Parliament proceed toward the Riksdag building. Ceremonial Guards stand on either side as enter. Spectators watch from sidewalks. The Royal Coach carries King Gustav V to the Parliament for the opening.
Goodyear managers observe a model of the globe. George Hinshaw shows Mr. Paul Litchfield, Chairman and CEO of Goodyear, the route taken by a team of Goodyear managers returning from Sweden to the United States. Management from Sweden come to Akron Ohio as the Goodyear rubber plant in Sweden was shutdown due to a wartime shortage of rubber. Various managers from the closed Goodyear operation in Sweden walk down the gangplank from their ship at dock, including Twisty Monk, Bob Wilson, Lee Young, and others. Press interviews Bob Wilson. Mrs. Walter Condon, wife of the Goodyear Australia Superintendent arrives at Akron Airport to visit her ill mother. View of United Airlines DC-3 taxiing to a halt, and Mrs. Condon emerging from the plane.