Various shots of students learning trades in catering, building, hairdressing, mechanics, radio broadcasting, carpentry, photography and dressmaking.
CU. Students put pies onto racks in the catering section of the Canadian Trade Training School (an industrial college) in Toronto. (2 shots). CU. Bakers removing buns from oven. MS Taking buns from baking tins. CU. Hands of trainee cook kneading sausage meat. MS Student making tarts. (2 shots). CU. Trainee chef dropping batter onto hot plate. CU. Scene as batter falls onto hot plate. MS Sign reading: "Hotels and Restaurants and Bakery Trade School". MS Interior, showing chef carrying side of bacon. CU. Notice board with notice reading: "Students need shaving practice please bring your whiskers." MS Carpenters at work. MS Trainee mechanics working on machine hanging from overhead chains. MS Exterior with sign reading "Hairdressing and Barber School". MS Building exterior, with sign reading: "Machinists and Toolmakers School". MS Carpenter trainees putting ceiling on in workshop. CU Reverse, photography teacher adjusts young woman model's hair. MS Tutor adjusting dress of model as she poses for photography class. MS Pan across group of male photography students in lab coats by camera on tripod, leering slightly as they watch. CU Teenage boy having his hair trimmed by trainee hairdresser. MS Same boy with long-suffering look, as an instructor oversees the trainee's work. MS Back view photography student group, of female model being lit. CU Woman customer at Hairdressing School having rollers removed after perm, beneath an overhead electrical contraption. (2 shots). MS Sign reading "School of Photography". MS High shot, male model being lit for photography class. MS Three men (instructor and two pupils) stand with script sheets at microphone in a recording studio. (3 shots). MS Woman clothes designer and trainee dressmaker turn over sketches (drawings not visible). MS Carpenters putting the ceiling on a room. MS Constructing window frame.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 27/548.