Food Minister attends luncheon at which communal feeding dishes are served.
SLATE INFORMATION: Lord Woolton Tries His Own Medicine!
Grosvenor Hse., London, England: GTV interior scene of waiters laying table. STV of waiters wheeling in plates on trolley. STV laying plates. STV laying knives and forks. GTV chef walks up to pile of vegetables. SV pan chef chopping carrots pan to carrot tops. CU Onions reel across bench to chef for peeling. SV Chef collecting vegetable tops. CU cod is laid on table. CU Filleting cod. CU plate of food on table with card giving price list "Cost per person -6 1/2d" MIX to CU other plates of food with card "Cost per person 9d" MIX to CU sweet "Cost per person 2d." LV pan of audience. SV Woolton standing at desk speaking. LV walk up of people eating. SV Lady Stafford Cripps eating. LV Woolton eating. CU of Woolton eating.
Sound Effects: "This occasion illustrates the principle that I want to see followed throughout the whole of this country. A simplicity of menu an entire lack of wastage of food and jolly company in which to take one's food."
Interior scenes: GTAV of guests seated round table. ST angle view of guests round table. CU & SV through doorway of people in room.
Personalities - Politicians; Food, Drink and Cooking; Social Events; Frederick James Marquis Woolton, 1st Baron Woolton (1883-1964); Rationing; World War 2 (World War II, Second World War)
Background: Food Minister attends luncheon at which communal feeding dishes are served.