Item title reads - Princess opens sailors' home.
M/S of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) makes speech then opens the Merchant Seamen's Home. Everyone applauds.
Cataloguer's note: the sound is slightly out of sync in the speech.
Home Guard camouflage demonstration.
50 factory girls buy special uniforms so they can train in the Home Guard.
Men of the Home Guard get training in road block and ambush techniques.
Members of the Home Guard march through London.
Various shots of Hardwick Hall.
Shots of Claydon House and portraits of its former inhabitants.
Various shots of Knole House - a large and old looking Country House.
Volunteer soldiers march with rifles along country lane.