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    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official"
    Ministry of Information public information trailer

    THE WAY TO HIS HEART EAT MORE

    This film is created in the style of a silent movie (music, camerawork, style etc), with title pages to represent dialogue.

    Title: 'The way to his heart' WS A man enters his dining room and his wife serves supper. He points angrily at his plate. Title: 'Cold sausages and pickles again - this is the last straw'! WS. He walks out and leave his wife and child crying. Title: 'Where's my daddy gone?'. WS Father in bar drinking beer. WS Wife and daughter sad at home. The wife notices some papers on the table. Title: 'New hope is born!' WS The wife hugs the paper to her chest and then she and child get busy. Cut to father in the bar. Title 'The return of the prodigal'. WS The man enters his home and sits forlornly at his table. His wife serves him some food and watches as he eats heartily. Title: 'Emaline, can you ever forgive me? These potatoes are delicious!' Title: '... and there are 199 other ways of cooking them'. WS the family stand and hold hands and pose smiling.

    End Title (over a food fact sheet) 'Eat more spuds'

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 42/101.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84037
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2911.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:53:00 / 01:41:44:00
    Canister:
    42/101 (TRAILERS)
    Sort Number:
    42/101 (TRAILERS)
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    FOOD food Government Films wwii public information films Propaganda CookEatFoodBreakfastLunchDinner
  • Stills

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

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