Titles read: 'GILDING the LILY (Revised Version!)'.
Various locations of events, including Pathe Studio, London.
Several shots of women applying make-up - lipstick, eyebrow pencil, powder. A woman wearing a baseball guard applies powder to her face with a hanky.
A look at the process of art restoration including cleaning the paintings and gilding the frames.
Miss Molly Lamont gives top tips for facial beauty.
John Gilding demonstrates his new invention - the tin helmet. Australia.
Men work nearly 400 feet above the ground to re-gild the Ball and Cross on St. Paul's Cathedral. London.
An actress goes to London hairdresser Steiner who dyes her brunette hair strawberry blonde.
A look at some of the brighter moments of 1938 from celebrity baseball match in Hollywood to a crash proof helmet from Australia.
Moscow Agricultural fair visited by Soviet Leader Nikita Khruschev.