• Short Summary

    Volunteers work the land on farms in Middlesex as part of a nationwide government campaign to increase production of food during the war.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: WEEK-END 'FARMERS' HELP FOOD FRONT

    ENGLAND: Middlesex: Laleham:
    EXT
    GV Land Corps. at work in field
    CU, sign on tree "MIDDLESEX VOLUNTEER LAND CORP" slip to GV volunteers jumping off lorry
    SV volunteers jumping off lorry
    SV camp hostess Mrs. Andrews receiving two girls
    LV girls drawing their bedding from tents
    SBV girls walking into camp with bedding
    GV boys from Harrow School at work in fields
    LV Harrow boys gathering parsley
    SV boys cutting parsley
    SCU Harrow type cutting parsley pan to another type
    SV angle shot towards boys carrying box of parsley
    LV volunteers queuing up for dinner
    SV pan Harrow boy receives dinner and walks away
    SV pan volunteers in tent having meal
    GV boys working in field pan to girls weeding
    SV girls weeding
    LV boys weeding in field of onions
    SCU boys weeding in field of onions
    GV through trees boys working in field

    GOOD SCENES:

    INT
    LV Capt. Davis and his assistant Miss Franklyn in "Bathroom Office"
    SCU Capt. Davis opening letters
    SCU Miss Franklyn reading letters and makes notes

    EXT
    GV volunteers arriving in camp
    LV volunteers arriving in camp
    SV pan volunteers arriving in lorry
    SV towards Harrow boys carrying box of parsley
    GV four boys hoeing field of onions
    General side view boys hoeing field of onions
    CU hoe in ground
    SCU pan past camera man with tray of meat
    SV volunteers queuing and girl walks away with meal
    GV girls round well pumping water
    SV girls pumping up water into pail
    LV towards girls walking with buckets of water
    LV and SV volunteers washing their own dinner plates
    SCU girl weeding
    LV four volunteers weeding in field of onions

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Home Front; Great Britain
    Background: Volunteers work the land on farms in Middlesex as part of a nationwide government campaign to increase production of food during the war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB30P5IPNW3O9ZH089E4HKRP6Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAB30P5IPNW3O9ZH089E4HKRP6Z
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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