L/S of a room full of people, mostly women. Punch and Judy booth is seen in front of them. Low angle M/S of the inside of the booth showing operator and a girl wearing swimming cap. This is an unusual fashion show in unusual setting - Punch and Judy swimming cap fashion show! Caps are designed by Kleinert. C/U shot of Punch with a girl in white swimming cap named "Trumps". C/U shot of the girl's head as she turns to model the cap. C/U shot of Punch bowing. C/U shot of a girl in the audience - sweet face.
M/S of Punch with two girls, one at each side, modelling fantastic swimming caps. "Top Notch" is yellow cap with black stripes. Another is white and it is called "Tassel". C/U shot of the girls' heads. Punch pushes the girls downwards. C/U shot of a girl in the audience with feather arrangement in her hair. She is not enjoying the show. M/S of Punch in the corner, leaving space for the new girl to appear. She is wearing a very feminine white cap with floral design called "Flowering Leaves." Flowers float like water lilies. C/U shot of the cap on the girl's head. C/U shot of a woman in the audience with a terrible hat on - looks like an ice bag. Next design is quite ingenious and is modelled by two girls. It is a cap with false curled fringe made of nylon. One girl is "blonde' and another 'brunette'. Punch seems to be amused. M/S of the audience showing mostly middle aged ladies with horrid hats on. Punch presents a girl with red strapless cap.
Next cap is called "Petal" and it is made of layers of fine rubber petals each secured with a pearl. C/U shot of Punch and a girl followed by the C/U shot of the cap on girl's head. Punch presents next creation called "Ruffles and Bows". Yellow cap with ruffles around and bow at the back. The last creation is called "Spray". A white cap with attractive spray of rubber flowers. C/U shot of Punch watering the flowers, Girl laughs and disappears. Punch follows.
Note: Girls modelling the caps are Janice Van Ayre, Percy Press, Fay Brooke, Elizabeth Duke and Penny Springs.
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