Food collected by Friendship Trains leaves on ship for Europe. New York, America.
Unissued / Unused material.
The food collected by the Friendship Train on its tour of the U.S. leaves by boat for Europe. New York, America (USA).
M/S the ship in New York Harbour. M/S onlookers on the quayside. M/S as a woman throws a bottle of champagne to christen it. M/S as Drew Pearson (US columnist and originator of the Friendship Train Scheme) shakes hands with a man on quayside. C/U the lettering on the side of the ship which says 'Friendship Cargo'.
M/S back view of the ship sliding down the slipway. M/S the lettering on the side again. M/S food being hoisted aboard and into the hold. M/S Pearson and another man shaking hands with the Captain. M/S people waving as the ship leaves. Various shots of the ship heading out to sea, pan from Statue of Liberty to ship. The name American Leader can be clearly seen.