Recording describes the process through which dry tobacco leaf is converted in finished product as cigarette. Buildings and traffic in a Southern American city. Sign on the entrance of a bank reads 'Planters Bank & Trust Co.'. People at counters in bank. Tobacco farm and tobacco plants. Warehouses containing dry tobacco leafs. Tobacco leafs transferred to steam chambers for processing. Man at steam chamber controls. Women separate leafs and leaves put into baskets. Leaves pass on air pressure pipelines. Leaves are further processed by women before transferred into factory. Tobacco leaves are put into machine where stems are cut off. Tobacco leaves then put into machine for blending. Technicians and workers at machines. Equipment in a factory. Slicing of tobacco bales done by putting it into a machine with rotary blades. Shows man at machine. Fluffy masses of blended tobacco goes to cigarette making machine through conveyor belts. Cigarette produced in factory. Women near machines make cigarettes. Finished cigarettes at packaging machines. Men pack cigarette packets into cartons.
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