Various shots of elastic goods including suspenders, rubber band, conjurer's tricks, corset and boy having his bottom spanked with rubber sole of a shoe. M/S showing dictionary definition of elastic, map shows rubber is in enemy hands. Suggests some substitutes such as the blow fish. Cartoon shows boy with expanded stomach after eating Christmas pudding. Various shots of diagrams showing first model aeroplanes, M/S bombers. A cartoon bomb drops on a man's head.