'Confined to barracks' or caning as punishment - asks Harrogate's Army Apprentice School.
Full title reads: "THE ARMY ASKS - C.B. OR THE CANE?"
Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Several shots of Sergeant Major giving orders. Long shot of the troops turning right. Boys standing to attention. Close up shot of a boy. Commanding Officer, Colonel Kendrew (the man who believes that caning is more appropriate punishment then 'confined to barracks') touring school. Close up shot of boys filing into class. Close up shot of a sign 'Army Apprentice School', Harrogate. Several shots of the boys doing physical training exercises. Close up shot of hands on typewriter keyboard. Close up shot of young man typing. Close up shot of typewriter moving at speed. Boys seated at desk typing. Close up shot of an officer welding with boy watching. General view of the machine shop. Close up shot of a boy working on motor. Long shot of classroom. Close up shot of the instructor correcting boy. Close up shot of boy smiling. Close up shot of boy laughing. Close up shot of boy smiling. School asks if caning should supersede 'confined to barracks' punishment.