Men injured during the first world war learn new trades.
Modified WPA record.
World War One; disabilities. Amputee veterans - on crutches coming out of building- sign Queen Mary's Workshop. They learn trades - a vocational school for wounded. skills; crafts. A long line of one-legged men; a few with both legs but missing an arm; and one double leg-amputee in a wheelchair. Sad. Pan along group of the men posing; with Red Cross nurse. CU white-moustached officer and an official. Shoemaking: men working on boots. CU Man wearing apron; hammering. Another hammers sole of boot; pan to Instructor helping man. Office machines. Men sit at typewriters - man typing 1-handed. Man running an adding machine. A group of wounded veterans sit in a class; pan across; instructor; an Army man; in BG stands at blackboard writing the non-word Stickability (is that like Stick-to-it-ive-ness?) - then turns; speaks; using encouraging arm-gestures making fist etc.
Playing cricket. Some of the men are hopping on their one leg Veterans learn to work on automobiles etc. Pan across workshop (rather dark). Pan on electrical workshop Man does something w/ wires in FG; man climbs ladder in BG. CU man on ladder - - as he climbs one sees his legs are cut off at knee - he's climbing on the stumps. He hooks up some wire; climbs down; to wheelchair.
Woodworking. Several men stand at table; making cabinets. CU man sanding corner of window frame. Old stove w/ kettle in BG.