Mobile Fish Shop 1948

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    A mobile fish and chip shop provides hot meals for land girls working in rural areas. Sidcup, Kent.

    M/S as man puts fish in fat fryer and checks the chips. M/S as Henry Macroy's mobile fish and chip van drives down country lane. C/U as a woman comes out of a door in the side of the van and the shutter goes up. She takes a microphone and speaks into it, C/U loudspeaker broadcasting their arrival. M/S as land girls stop working and look up. A group of potato pickers look round. The girl ends the message and enters the van again as two customers approach. She takes their order, the camera pans to show more customers approaching. C/U of the man (Henry ?) serving goods and putting money in cash register. M/S as land girls sit on wagon and start eating. M/S of another group with children, they sit down on boxes and start eating. The van shuts up as a hungry dog approaches. M/S of land girls eating. The van moves towards the camera then drives away down a country lane.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:02:33:00 / 01:04:07:00
    NP 198
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    NP 198
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