Anglo - Iraqi treaty is signed in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Full title reads: "ANGLO - IRAQI TREATY SIGNED".
Close up shot of Prime Minister of Iraq, Mr Saleh Jabr, signing the Anglo-Iraq treaty. Pan to close up shot of Ernest Bevin, Britain's Foreign Minster signing the treaty. Several shots of the people watching. Close up shot of Ernest Bevin who rises to speak. Cut to spectators. Cut back to Bevin speaking (natural sound). Applause.
Dockyard workers watching Mr Bevin, Iraq's Premier and several other dignitaries arriving for the lunch aboard HMS Victory. Ernest Bevin, Saleh Jabr, Lord Arthur Tedder and Admiral Lord Bruce Fraser walking to the H.M.S. Victory. Close up of the White ensign flying. Several shots of them walking up the gangplank. Several shots of the room and dining table. Lord Alexander is seen wearing spectacles, looking towards camera. More shots of the dining table. Bevin on the right and Fraser on the left. Medium shot of the Iraqi Premier and Lord Fraser. Lord Tedder is seen chatting to the Iraq's Foreign Minister Dr Fathel Jammal.