An old fashioned minuet is danced by couples and children in costume.
"In these days of Jazz and Syncopation the dainty minuet comes like a fresh breath of romance from the past - " In the gardens of a large clapboard house a group of men and women in old fashioned dress dance a minuet. A man plays a harp in the foreground. The couple take dainty bows to the sounds of a flute and a harp. M/S of an elderly couple in costume. They smile at each other. C/U of the harp strings being plucked. Children dance a minuet whilst parents watch in approval.
The "Tower Bridge" Pathe Pictorial opening sequence precedes this story on the reel. Footage is for "Dainty Minuet" without main titles.