W. Somerset Maugham seen at his home on the Riviera, he plays with his dogs and walks in his garden.
Cuts from newsreel 46/85 - Somerset Maugham interviewed by John Parsons.
Various footage of the author Somerset Maugham - he speaks of his writing and is seen at home.
News in a Nutshell - a brass band rally, Somerset Maugham's daughter marries, garden party at Buckingham Palace, launch of a Polish destroyer, and a bridge in New York.
Somerset Maugham, Sir Alan Cunningham in Palestine, Jimmy Byrnes with President Truman.
Auction of paintings at Sotheby's. London.