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  • Description

    This is a short trailer film about joining the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

    CU a gong on the wall is hit by a beater. Pullout to a wider shot of a bed room.

    A young man wakes from his sleep and a very "Heath Robinson" device reaches out an passes him a sponge to wash his face.

    Shots of the young man riding his bicycle through a village - it has a sail attached to help it along. The voiceover suggests that a youngster like this should have a bright future.

    Shots of the man in his office with an ingenious tea making device working while he sneaks a read at a magazine about wirelesses. His boss comes in an tells him off.

    The young man is shown walking along the road past a bus stop, he looks rather dejected. He spots an advert for the REME - Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers - his face lights up.

    Shot of the young man looking very happy in his REME army uniform and working on an electrical device with a soldering iron.

    The REME logo comes up on the screen.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:43:00 / 01:08:37:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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