British officers confer with Japanese Army on banks of Huangpu River in Shanghai.
Title reads: "Shanghai".
Sino-Japanese War in China.
M/S of two British soldiers. Various shots of British Army officers and Japanese Army officers conferring beside Huangpu River. According to narrator, it is "an effort to avoid an incident that might lead to more bloodshed". Japan refuses to recognise the immunity of International Settlement. Various shots of Japanese soldiers. Point of view shot from boat going down river, a Japanese flag flies from stern. Panning shot, taken from river, of crowds of people on bank.
Note: Huangpu River is called Soochow River in commentary.