Introductory intertitle reads: "Curfew time, and country and City are homeward bound, the toil of the day is ended - " The J.H. Squire Octet is seen playing in a studio setting. They wear dark suits and bow ties. The conductor (J.H. Squire) wears a monocle.
As the music plays, shots of London...
A competition for the neatest and most uniform hop stringing possible in an hour is seen on Pattenden Farm.
Ruined 15th century gatehouse in Kent - still attractive.
A blind ex-soldier finds his way around his stud farm by guide wires and cord. Australia.
Great point of view shots of countryside at Devon.
A short sequence of farm work - harvest in 1940.
Shots of countryside and farmhouse during autumn.
German farmhouse burning - people putting out fire.
A haystack is accidentally set on fire by boys - farmers and firemen have to put out the blaze.