Scrap For Munitions - 1940 1940

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    A town's Mayor starts collection of scrap metal in an impressive way . He rolls an old car to collection place. People follow his example - bike wheels, children's toys, tin boxes, pans, pots - all is placed on the heap. C/U shot of a poster reading: "Turn out your JUNK it is VALUABLE to the NATION.

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    British Pathé
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    58372
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    616.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:50:00 / 01:23:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 209 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0209 C
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