A look at trade and industry in Formosa (Taiwan) under leadership of Chiang Kai Shek.
Title reads: "Formosa - 10 years free".
Formosa (now known as Taiwan).
L/S Formosa Island. M/S main street in Formosa. M/S of women buying fabric in a Formosa department store. Various shots of small children sitting in circle in playground singing.
M/S large crowd Formosan men and women doing keep fit exercises, all dressed in same clothing. Various shots farm workers tending the crops. M/S men being taught how to use the motor tiller. C/U old man in traditional straw hat. M/S of man using a motor tiller in a paddy field, he passes another man using slower tiller drawn by buffalo.
Various shots men working in a steeple foundry. Various shots men working in an aluminium factory. L/S of sacks of produce being loaded by crane onto cargo ship in docks.
L/S of President Chiang Kai Shek (aka Kai-Shek) and his wife Madame Chiang walking across rope bridge. M/S the President and Madame Chiang walk towards camera, smiling.
Narrator emphasises the freedom and prosperity of Taiwan and their resistance to Communism, despite being only 100 miles from mainland China.