• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information cartoon trailer about rationing fuel consumption.

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official".

    Ministry of Information cartoon trailer - Cold Comfort.

    Animated sequence: terrace house in street. Wireless in living room - wireless dances to music coming out of it. A man's voice interrupts the music for an important message about fuel consumption. Man tells us to use coal sparingly - coal scuttle sprouts arms and closes its own lid. He tells us not to use pokers - poker seen hopping into cupboard. He tells us to inspect our hot water systems - boiler seen closing its own door and switching itself off. He tells us to switch off lights after use - table lamp switches itself off. He ends by telling us to switch off the wireless when we are not using it - wireless switches itself off.

    NB: item part of Gazette issue 44/32.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.07
    Media URN:
    84120
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:57:00 / 01:11:18:00
    Canister:
    44/32 (TRAILERS)

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