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    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Save paper for food cartons.

    Location unknown.

    MS Woman sitting down at shop counter. Grocer (Terry Thomas) brings a scoop full of dried beans (?) and leans over to pour them into her coat pocket. He goes off and comes back with a string of sausages which he drapes round her neck like a scarf. He goes off again and returns with what look like a scoop of sugar. He looks at her, puzzled, for a few seconds then takes off her hat pours the sugar into it and replaces it carefully on her head. He then takes an egg out from under the counter and looks at it and her for a while. CU her face smiling with mouth open. He puts the egg in her mouth. MS woman picks up her shopping basket and walks away from counter. CU grocer leaning over counter and talking to camera - ends with famous Terry Thomas smile. Title "Save Paper For Food Cartons".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/33.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:18:00 / 01:13:16:00
    48/33 (TRAILERS)
    Sort Number:
    48/033 (TRAILERS)
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
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  • Stills

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

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