Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.
Intertitle: "MAYOR of ARRAS - whose ruined City has been adopted by Newcastle-on-Tyne - pays civic visit to receive first instalment of 250,000 francs".
M/S of lots of excitable school children waving, the French mayor and his entourage walk past them smiling and waving. M/S of the mayor standing in the middle of a crowd of officials on the steps to a civic building. A little girl pins a flower to the mayor's lapel, he kisses her on the cheek.
M/S of the mayor and his entourage on the deck of a boat on the River Tyne, the Tricolour is flying from the stern. C/U of the mayor - an elderly man with a big moustache.