Women mechanics in London transport bus depot give double decker an overhaul.
Part of LUCKY DIP issue.
Various shots of double decker buses on busy street.
Various shots of women mechanics in London transport bus depot giving bus an overhaul. The body is removed from the chassis. Various shots of the women cleaning, repairing and refining the engine and other components. The narrator explains before the war these women has ordinary occupations: housewives, shop assistants, domestic servants and even a model. Most wear dungarees and turbans. M/S of a group of the women drinking tea. Various shots of women refitting reconditioned parts in bus. Various shots of women making destination blinds. More shots buses on streets.
Note: good example of traditionally male jobs being taken over by women during war.