Pathe offers some tips for getting the best out of cut flowers.
Film gives a few hints on how to deal with flowers. A very chic looking woman with nice black suit and perfectly curled hair demonstrates the following tips:
When you first get flowers home place them in water up to their necks and leave them for a couple of hours.
Look at stems to check if they have been cut cleanly. Cut rose stems again with a sharp knife and pick off lower leaves - we see rose stems being prepared in C/U. Woman arranges roses in a cut glass vase. She adds more water - it should always come as far up the stems as possible.
Chrysanthemums should have their stems crushed - C/U of this. Tips are given as to how to arrange them so that they can breathe. There should be no leaves below the waterline. The woman sprinkles water over the flowers. C/Us of various arrangements of flowers in vases.
Title includes mention of cameraman Billy Williams.