Glamour girl having a wash contrasted with a locomotive being cleaned by a gang of men.
Intertitle reads: "Not this type of toilet, dear Reader", followed by a glamour shot of a woman rubbing her neck with a towel.
Then follows sequence of group of men washing a locomotive. Name plate reads: Flying Fox. Shot of three trains being cleaned. Steam comes from the trains, intertitle reads: "This kind of puff wouldn't be much good in my boiler". Shot follows of the same woman powdering her nose with a powder puff. Top shot of men polishing engines. The wheels are cleaned. Men crawl out from underneath the engine. Woman applies lipstick. More polishing of train. Intertitle reads: "And this is what really gives me my schoolgirl complexion". Shot of train tracks from a bridge with a train coming towards camera.
Was a Pathe Pictorial item.
Note: train cleaning sequences are nicely shot with some unusual images.
Agfa stock - one circle.
Safety print exists - nitrate has decomposed and been destroyed.