Berlin, Democratic Republic of Germany (Eastern Germany).
GV. Through market stall (first 7' super). LV. Pan, East Berliners queuing for food by bombed building. SV. Stall holder placing up price ticket. SV. People around vegetable stall. SCU. Two small boys with ration books. SV. Assistant...
Food Minister John Strachey explains the need for bread rationing.
Master bakers attend protest meeting about bread rationing and baker's boy goes on his rounds.
A short trailer film asking Scottish children to volunteer to get in the potato harvest.
An Essex garage sells a new product to mix with petrol extending drivers' mpg's.
Return of the petrol ration for private motorists.
Models wear latest designs in women's tweed coats which are to be sold at utility prices.
Close ups of clothing coupon ration book.
Food shortage and rations in Berlin.