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  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer.

    Location unknown.

    CU man brushing shaving lather onto his chin, looking very reflective. Stands to attention and salutes. CU hand writing National Insurance number on mirror in shaving soap. HS shot man crossing over road. Picks up pot of white paint and paints number on road. MS over man's shoulder as he sits at a dining table and writes a number on the table cloth by dipping his finger in the soup. LS shop window with white paint to block view, number (in reverse) is drawn in the paint. LAS man writing number on side of a train truck. MS steps back to look at it as engine comes towards him. CU man's face, with shaving soap, speaks to camera. CU sign "Ministry of National Insurance. Title "Please give your National Insurance number when making a claim".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/55

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84309
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2921.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:33:00 / 01:06:31:00
    Canister:
    48/55 (TRAILERS)
    Sort Number:
    48/053 (TRAILERS)
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Welfare State government and benefits Taxes British Welfare State
  • Stills

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

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