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  • Description

    Title reads: "Do you know ... Britain mends men for industry".

    Twickenham, Greater London.

    At Kneller Hall, Twickenham, ex-servicemen and former Pows (prisoners of war) learn to adjust to civilian life at the army's leading rehabilitation centre. Various shots of some of the men sitting in the grounds of the hall. Some are disabled, others look nervous or strained. Various shots of groups of men sitting round tables for four, drinking cups of tea, smoking and chatting in one of the comfortable rooms. Various shots of the carpentry shop with men working at the benches. M/S of one of the men showing a fellow workman a wooden fire screen which he has made. Various shots of men strolling over small bridge. L/S of an exterior view of Kneller Hall with three men walking towards it.

    Note: according to narrator Pathe was alerted to this story by a "Pathe News enthusiast", at end of item narrator asks audience for more story ideas.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45990
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1412.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:10:00 / 01:34:05:00
    Canister:
    46/82
    Sort Number:
    46/082
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    London Life VE DAY - EXTRA
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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