Footage of women checking household goods at the Institute of Good Housekeeping, London.
Women put household goods through paces before they go on sale, at the Institute of Good Housekeeping, London.
C/U Man eating. C/U. Woman eating M/S Group round table eating. C/U Girl tasting food and then writing remarks. C/U Man writing remarks camera tracks back. C/U Samples labelled. C/U Hand writing remarks. M/S Start for whisking test. C/U Whisks turning. C/U Whisk operators. M/S Finish of whisk test. C/U Checking quality of finished mixture. C/U Girl writing remarks. M/S Test for safety on electric fire, operator walks into picture and starts to lay cloth strips on fire guard.
C/U Hands laying two more strips of cloth on fire. C/U Hands starting stop watch and after six seconds stopping it. M/S Taking cloth strips off of fire and examining. C/U Girls using carpet sweepers. C/U Sweepers in action. M/S Weighting dust from vacuum cleaners and writing remarks. M/S Opening door of cupboard - 'Contamination Test'. C/U Taking out polythene bag. C/U Girl smelling contents of bag, takes out sandwich and smells that, starts to eat it. M/S Supervisor at desk, assistant hands her report, etc. C/U Hands checking and signing reports.