The comment is made by the voice-over,which uses sketches and notes.The first report,Fiato sprecato (Waste of Breath), is about a harmonica concert. You turn to a group of newborn fawns. Then you fly to Japan, to an exhibition of dolls of different styles with elegant clothes and neat faces. The sports report is about a horse race. In Egypt the camera lingers on ancient traditions, but also on the backwardness of watering methods. The newsreel ends with young soubrette Lucy Johnson's performance.