Item title reads - No American comes to England quite a stranger. HOUGHTON, MR. A. B. New American Ambassador arrives. Plymouth, Devon.
M/S of Mr Houghton and his party, the camera pans across them, one man looks at his watch. M/S of Mr Houghton talking and looking serious.
HMS Amethyst receives a great welcome on her return to Plymouth Docks.
Ship SS "Venus" aground on rocks off Devon coast.
Good shots of child evacuees leaving Plymouth.
Items from 1931 and 1932 - Princess Mary, Princes Edward and George, and King and Queen.
Chris Soper and his model railway, Plymouth - cuts from NP 287.
Various shots around the coast at Plymouth.
A new training ship called 'Revenge' is opened in Devon for the use of sea cadets.
Caves in Cheddar Gorge and apple harvest in Devon - good scenes.
American hotel magnates are greeted by the Mayor of Plymouth when they arrive by liner.
A fleet of 3 giant flying boats leave Plymouth for service in Basra.
H.M.S. Ganges, one of last of Britain's wooden walls, waits to be dismantled in Plymouth, Devon.
Long distance relay race through Devon's country lanes.
Teams compete in long distance relay race from Exeter to Plymouth.
Air-sea rescue demonstration by RAF off Plymouth, Devon.
Air sea rescue demonstration in Plymouth.
Frances Chichester leaves on solo trip around the world from Plymouth.
Sir Alan and Lady Cobham arrive in Plymouth by seaplane after a 23,000 mile survey flight round Africa.
US delegates arrive in Plymouth on the 'George Washington', Devon.
US patrol boats preparing to leave Plymouth, Devon.
Australian wives of British servicemen arrive at Plymouth on aircraft carrier 'Victorious'.
Tall ship, 'Yvonne' has her sails torn to shreds by heavy storms.
Plymouth crowds welcome soldiers returned from duties overseas.
Footage of the ventriloquist dummy Lord Charles on tour of Cornwall.
Good coverage of the 1950 General Election.