An MP who had been reportedly killed in action during the war, unexpectedly returns to his family, only to find that his wife has been persuaded to take his seat in the House of Commons.
The village scenes are shot in and around the Surrey village of Chiddingfold.
Peace finds us unprepared.
The film starts with a caption saying "June 1940" as news is received of the death of one of the characters. We see various diary entries, including one saying he's been sent to war - this one is dated "December 8th 1941."
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