A newreel , titled 'Queen Reaches Wellington', shows a people waving at a train as it moves over a bridge. Train stops at a station and Queen Elizabeth along with Prince Phillip get down and meet the dignitaries. They again board the train and wave at people. On reaching Wellington, England huge crowds flock on the roadsides to welcome the Queen as she meets some dignitaries.
Cooperation between New Zealand and the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps during World War II. A tractor on a farm in New Zealand. A tractor plows the field. The Pukekohe Golf Club, near Wellington, converted from golf to farm to grow crops for the war effort. New Zealand farmers works in the field. Farmers load a truck with sacks of potatoes. Close up view of potatoes on a sorting belt and farmers sort potatoes and bag them. Women workers sort cabbage and package the cabbage for shipment. Men and women farmers picking fruits and vegetables in farm fields. A factory shows apples being moved on a belt driven machine, and peeled and cored by a machine, cut into very small pieces and dehydrated in order to conserve shipping space. Canning operations are shown as the dehydrated fruits and vegetables are packed in moisture proof tins in packing houses. Meat and vegetable are mixed in proportions to prepare Quartermaster combat rations. Combat ration cans being filled and sealed at a factory plant. A machine re-generating chocolate bars from old chocolate by melting them down and reprocessing them. Soldiers unloading cartoons from the truck. Rations from New Zealand are loading on to ships by cranes with nets at large shipyards, with ships bound for the Solomon Islands. A dairy warehouse of the New Zealand Co-op Dairy Company (later Tatua) is seen at an airport near Auckland (Possibly Tatuanui or Pauanui). Milk is loaded into a specifically converted B-24 aircraft at the airport. Soldiers loading the aircraft with milk containers. The B-24 aircraft takes off. The aircraft arrives at the Tontouta Air Base in New Caledonia. A nurse serves milk to a wounded soldier patient in a hospital. Sign over the patient's bed says "Pappy Shooter, 27th Division; Saipan; Oahu, Hawaii". The patient drinks milk. Bread being made in Quartermaster bakery. A group of Army bakers working together to form loaves of bread dough on a large work surface. Workers making bread. A worker opens an oven revealing many loaves of baked bread. Ice slabs being formed at an ice plant, and soldiers picking up ice blocks for use in preserving meats and other foods, and in making ice cream. A soldier making ice cream using an ice cream churn in the field. View of a larger Quartermaster ice cream plant that was setup at a large base.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to the Pacific during the Manila Summit Conference. The New Zealand flag flutters on a pole. President Johnson and the First Lady being welcomed by officials in Wellington, New Zealand . The First Lady meets children. Photographers take pictures. President Johnson shakes hands with civilians. He gives a brief speech. Presidential convoy drives past the countryside. They visit a sheep farm. Man shreds wool from sheep's skin.
Sunset scene of Pacific ocean in Bankok, Thailand, with a small boat plying the waters, as U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson's voice is heard speaking about nations whose shores are on the Pacific Ocean. He speaks of Pacific neighbors with a common destiny. President and Mrs. Johnson climb aboard the Air Force One airplane, in Washington, DC, as a U.S. Military band and Honor Guard, including trumpeters gives them a sendoff on their trip to visit Pacific nations. The President and Mrs. Johnson conversing in Air Force One. Interiors of Presidential plane in flight. A man using typewriter and other person writing on a document. President seated and speaking with VIPs who are having food. Tribal people presenting a show at airport, Ohakea. President Lyndon Johnson, wife and crowd watching the show. New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake at speaker's stand speaking and then President Lyndon B Johnson speaking and thanking crowd. President arriving at Wellington and greeted by large crowd. Huge crowd gathered up and cheering President shaking hands with people. President Lyndon Johnson speaking at speaker's stand.
'Know Your Ally: Britain' - An Allied propaganda film to solidify Anglo-American solidarity within the ranks as well as to counter Nazi propaganda aimed at weakening the alliance during World War II. Scenes in the United States of a college football game as a player makes a touchdown and a crowd erupts in loud cheering. Football team at blocking and tackling practice on a practice field. A World War 2 tank fires. British and American soldiers fire artillery and infantry forces running on a battlefield. Explosions occur and smoke rises. Views of soldiers of China, Russia, Britain and the United States. Allied troops march. Idaho, United States and Britain on a map showing population. Vehicular traffic and pedestrians on a road including cars and double-decker buses and pedestrians showing congested space in Britain. People talk to their neighbors. British policemen seen. British citizens emerge from underground transit system. Groups of British men, women and children in crowds are seen. Image of British Bobby police officer with hand up and narrator relates that British police do not carry a gun. Newspaper headlines about a strike, a catastrophe in Britain. Animated map of the Great Britain shows that it is surrounded by sea. Ships at sea. An old man and a boy sitting on a stoop with a model of a tall masted sailing ship. Brief views of cities in different parts of the world, including Sydney Australia; an unidentified South African port; an aerial view of the city of Wellington, New Zealand; parliament and government buildings of Canada in Ottawa; a large passenger ferry boat passing by with the skyscrapers of Manhattan New York City in the background.
A training film about Allied invasion of Tarawa during World War II. Troops of U.S. 2nd Marine Division embark onto transport ships in Wellington, New Zealand. An invasion convoy underway in the Pacific Ocean. Troops practice landing. Landing crafts underway at sea. Officers climb down the stairs aboard a ship. U.S. aircraft provide air cover. Marines exercise on the deck of a ship. Ammunition belts being loaded. Weapons being test fired. Blinker signals being sent. A destroyer delivers the message for attack. The Marines are briefed aboard a ship. The Marines attend religious services aboard a ship. The invasion convoy underway at sea.