Chancellor Sir Stafford Cripps makes his budget speech - not much good news.
Full title reads: "Cripps Cuts His 'No Cake' Budget".
LV Crowds waiting in Downing Street. CU 2 women in crowd, One holding shopping bag. CU elderly man. CU No 11 Downing St. door. SV Photographers pan to Sir Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer coming out of No 11. CU 2 women looking on. CU Budget box pan up to Sir Stafford. CU Sir Stafford. CU Budget case pan up to Sir Stafford laughing. SV Crowd. SV Sir Stafford's car drives away.
SV Big Ben (Clock tower of Palace of Westminster) showing 20 to 6 pan down to people buying papers. CU Placard - "Special Budget Edition." SV People buying papers. CU Female type pan down to newspaper with headline 'Grim & Bear It Budget."
Chapel St. Market, London.
SV One person's ration in centre of butcher's shop window. CU Meat ration. SV People looking in grocer's shop at cheese, butter and margarine. CU Cheese pan to margarine & butter. CU Woman arguing. CU Man arguing. SV Group arguing. CU Woman arguing. CU Another woman arguing.
CU Sir Stafford with a big smile.