British citizens rush to enlist in the First World War: WS of square in London showing pedestrian and vehicle traffic including horse-drawn carriages. WS of crowd gathered in Trafalgar Square in front of a large sign encouraging them to enlist; MS of large group of men waiting to enlist, soldiers also present. HAS of crowd in street, of soldiers marching, of distinguished "soap box orator". Various shots of soldiers drilling, marching through village streets. MS of civilians buying newspapers; a double-decker bus moves in front of the camera. MCU of man selling newspapers.