Princess Mary represents her mother. Roehampton Hospital,Surrey.
World War One. Princess Mary visits Roehampton Hospital; distributes medals and watches demonstration of artificial limbs. Opens with backward title. Princess Mary arriving. Princess (in long white dress and white hat) stands at little table; with a nurse; as a line of soldiers file past to receive decorations from her. Group of upper-class people gathered outside on the lawn; watching a demonstration of artificial arms -- in FG; a man is swinging an axe with a lot of strength; chopping a log on the ground.
CU audience; pan to another veteran working at a machine; the Princess stands next to him. Side shot; panning by same guy doing another task with tools; like some kind of skilled factory labour. Next; a man in a box sort of thing with oars attached;like a rowing machine in an exercise club. All of these men have artificial arms. Casualties; disabled;handicapped.