Item includes new underground extension to Stratford, and beauty course for W.A.A.F.s.
Item title reads - One minute news.
Manchester. M/S as a woman walks down a snow covered road. Good shots as children throw snowballs at each other in the first snow of the season. A woman takes her dog for a walk. Various shots of Manchester's Piccadilly in the snow, as buses and traffic drive through.
Alfred Barnes, the Minister of Transport, opens London's new underground extension to Stratford. M/S as Barnes turns the key in the lock and releases the curtain over the tunnel. Mr and Mrs Barnes enter the train. C/U as the train disappears into the tunnel. Various shots of people inside. C/U of the signals. Various shots as the train comes into Stratford station.
Athens, Greece. M/S's as Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery shakes hands with official and inspects Greek guard of honour formed by Evzones. M/S of Montgomery with War Minister Dragoumis watching troops marching along the street.
London. Air Marshal Cochrane and Air Commandant Felicity Hanbury, W.A.A.F. (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) Chief, inspect a display of work arranged by the W.A.A.F. educational scheme at Bushy Park, Teddington. This gives a new slant on peacetime work for servicewomen not yet demobbed. Various shots of dresses, dolls and other toys they have made. Various shots of a beauty culture course, a woman has her faced massaged and another has her hair styled by a student. C/U as she shows off her hair.
Cataloguer's note: the picture is missing between 01:32:12 and 01:32:23.