Titles read: "The Window of the World. A Cameo of Cinema progress from 1895 to date."
Brief shot of a fragment of film, supposedly of the first film shot by Friese-Green in 1889. We then see a clip from the Lumiere film of 1895, 'The Arrival of a Train'; commentator says this is a copy of the...
Various shots of two steam locomotives.
Good footage of large steam locomotive having trial run in France.
A huge steam accumulator is towed along a road.
Railwaymen at work repairing bomb damaged lines.
A steam engine is rigged up for use as a pump to fight railway fires.
Steam passenger and goods trains passing through stations and going along lines.
Good shots of various steam trains on a journey.
A few shots of steam trains passing the camera then shots inside workshop.