Passengers of the "Santa Maria" return to their relatives.
MS. Plane taxiing in at night. Various shots, as passengers alight from the plane. CU. Coach leaves the airport. LS. Crowd of photographers around plane. LS. Crowds of people outside airport building. Various shots, crowds, with reporters and photographers, milling around inside airport building. MS. Sound recordist, pan up to cameraman. MS. People looking at newsreel cameraman. Various shots, people being interviewed and reporters taking notes. CUs. Man and woman are interviewed about their experiences aboard the "Santa Maria" (nat. snd.). The man says that they weren't ill-treated in any way, although the guards were always armed with guns and grenades. Asked about the food he says it was fish nearly every day and water was restricted, but they had no option but to eat what they were given, and adds everything is all right now he is back in Holland. Good scenes as a family are reunited. (F.G.)