Various miniature pieces of furniture decorate an antique doll's house.
L/S of an elderly woman opening the doors of a doll's house. It is a Georgian style house owned by Mrs Sarita Clayton-Mitchell. The interior is full of miniature furniture. C/U of Mrs Clayton-Mitchell. C/U of the interior of the doll's house. C/Us of various miniature items including a tea set on a tiny table. The house has been "modernised" by five generations of the family and in 1955 is worth £3000. C/U of the bedroom and of a table which has a miniature photograph and letter writing set upon it. The Empire room is named after the Empire style "love seats" presented to Mrs Clayton-Mitchell's mother by Empress Eugenie. C/U of a light fitting and C/Us of the bathroom. Various shots of different rooms including the kitchen complete with pots and pans, a real mouse skin rug "adds a Lilliputian 'big-game' touch to the entrance hall".
A cigarette held in a pair of tweezers is held against the dining room furniture to provide a contrast. C/U of Mrs Clayton-Mitchell. Japanese statuettes, French colour prints and a solid silver tea set are to be found amongst the decorations. A household match is used to show the size of miniature pipes. A half crown coin is held beside a miniature cat for the same purpose. Narrator makes a joke about there not being enough room to swing a cat.
Note: for search purposes - alternative spelling: dolls house.