Famous chef and war hero Marius Sylvain Dutray paints flowers on silk and similar materials.
C/U shot of the face of a chef at work. M/S of the chef finishing decorating a cake. After he is finished he walks away. He is the famous French maitre-chef Marius Sylvain Dutray who currently works in Mayfair hotel. M/S of Mr Dutray in his living room. A great large flower arrangement can be seen in the background. Mr Dutray sits at a little table and starts painting on fabric. Fabrics he works on are silk and similar materials. C/U shot of Mr Dutray's hand as he paints a pink flower. C/U shot of a brush being dipped into colour.
Mr Dutray started painting in the World War Two on the recommendation of Sir Winston Churchill - tells a voiceover. C/U shot of Mr Dutray's face as he works. C/U shot of the fabric as Mr Dutray paints a leaf. M/S of Mr Dutray at his table while working. He gets up and leaves. C/U shot of Mr Dutray's awards from the two wars (including Legion of Honour) as well as from his job.
C/U shot of the face of a pretty young girl. Camera pans down to show the girl's scarf - one previously painted by Mr Dutray. C/U shot of a hand painted cushion. M/S of Mr Dutray placing a colourful scarf around a woman's neck. C/U shot of the two faces as Mr Dutray adjusts the scarf. Woman is Irene Hilda, chefs friend and famous French variety artist. C/U shot of Ms Hilda's face while admiring Mr Dutray's artwork - two baskets filled with flowers at each side of the scarf. Camera tilts down to show the paintings on the scarf and then moves back up on Ms Hilda's face.