Women fencers demonstrate their technique.
France. Introductory intertitle reads: "Many a man has winced at the sharpness of Eve's tongue - now he'll have to be more fearful than ever of a still sharper instrument - her foil - "
Interior of fencing school. Fencing teacher speaks in French. A large group of girls practice their fencing technique. Most wear black skirts and white fencing jackets. M/S of the audience who are watching the display - several of them are dressed in military uniform - elder general type soldiers.
C/U of one of the young women fencers. She smiles broadly then puts on her fencing mask. M/S of two girls fencing. C/U of one of the girls' feet then her upper body. M/S of man watching in the audience.
"These are the European champions having a slight argument en route for the championship. Won by an Austrian Lady." M/S of a championship bout. One of the ladies wears a black skirt, the other a white skirt.
C/U of the winner holding the trophy - looks like it might be a metal statuette of Joan of Arc.