Exterior shots of the Atlantic Hotel in Hamburg, Germany. CS of classical columns on the facade of a building. Interior shots of the breakfast room inside the Atlantic Hotel, of waiters scurrying about, of people arriving, being served. Shot of NFB director Donald Brittain sitting at a table with Mr Erich Luth and his wife. Sequence inside a telephone room, girls at a switchboard answering hotel guests. CUs of Mr and Mrs Luth talking. Interior shots of the hotel lobby with the staff at work..