CU wooden clock. Pans across kitchen to Kay. Kay, a forties housewife, brings milk and shredded wheat to her children at the table. CU slicing bananas and shredded wheat. Kay takes burnt toast off of the stove. Shot of Kay looking panicked, bewildered. Kay reassures husband, Bob, who wears a robe and towel and looks upset or angry. Shot of little boy pouring milk into bowl. Young man carries a block of ice to the sing. Kay puts the newspaper on a chair. CU coffee in pot boiling over. Kay moves it off the stove. CU of meat in a pan burning. Shot of kids, boy and girl, walking out the door.