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- Shows the general characteristics of elephants, how they are trained, their physical features, food, and methods of eating, drinking, and cleansing themselves. A full-grown elephant is put through a series of tests for a circus buyer, who engages the trainer to condition two young elephants. These are shown learning to stand on their front and hind legs, sit on barrels, walk a plank, ring a bell, and obey other commands.
- Describes a journey on a streamlined Diesel-electric passenger train from a large city through a picturesque countryside. Depicts the duties of the engineer, the conductor, the cooks, and the pullman porters. Shows the important track signals which the engineers must observe. Stresses the comfort and safety which the passengers enjoy while traveling to their destinations. An instructional sound film.