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.
'Get your new ration books and identity cards here' written on a sign. British civilians line up to obtain new post-war ration books. Women shopping for rationed food. British ships idle in ports as exports wane. View of New York harbor with tugs and barges and Manhattan skyline and skyscrapers in background. Woman holding poster advertising First International Auto Show including European cars to be shown in New York City. British cars in their first car show. One of the cars shown is the 1948 Ghost Minx with two women seated inside it. A 1948 Jaguar convertible is also shown. Communist parades in Europe and Asia. Start of Marshall Plan to help Europe rebuild after the war. Newspaper shows President Truman signing Foreign Aid Bill.
United States Secretary of State, Dean Acheson arrives in London, aboard Presidential U.S. Air Force VC-118 called "The Independence." He is greeted by British Prime Minister Anthony Eden and United States Ambassador to United Kingdom, Walter S. Gifford. Mr. Acheson speaks of the importance of the Three Power Talks.
Delegates to the United Nations Security Council are seated in horseshoe pattern around a table at Lake Success, New York. Delegates of United States, United Kingdom, USSR and Canada seen.
In 1946, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill in Fulton, Missouri. Winston Churchill arrives in a car. He gets off from a car. Churchill enters a building. U.S. President Harry S. Truman waves to the crowd. Winston smokes a cigar and waves to the crowd. Winston Churchill dressed in a cap and gown. He receives a Doctorate award. People seated in a hall applaud. Churchill seated on a platform. Harry S. Truman making speech. Churchill speaking.
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.