Whitbread & Co. works in London.
C/U of a man filing a piece of metal which is balanced on the rim of a large barrel. Narrator states that it is nice to know that there are some jobs that no machine could ever do. John Porter is a "smeller". Various shots of John and his colleagues who work...
Basket-carrying competition in which most of the competitors lose their baskets.
Basket-carrying Contest at Market Porters' Sports at Herne Hill.
In the battle for fuel, the order is, cease firing - says comedian Gillie Porter in MofI film.
Borough market sports include a sack race, and riding a bicycle whilst holding 5 baskets. Herne Hill, London.
Footage of Porter using a Porters' bench to have a rest. Piccadilly, London.
Porters handle carcasses of meat in cold storage room.
Housewives march to Smithfield on protest. London.
Shots of porters moving boxes of fish about on trolleys and carrying them on their heads.