• Short Summary

    Trailer asking people to save gas and electricity - set in a cinema.

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official".

    Ministry of Information trailer asking people to save gas and electricity - A Light to Remember".

    A cinema manager standing in front of cinema screen as credits of main feature are running. He calls out for a Mrs. Tristle. Shadow of a woman standing up in auditorium. Manager tells Mrs. T. her husband wants her to go home - she's left the gas and electric heating on. Mrs. T. says she doesn't want to return to a cold home. Manager ticks her off - Mrs. T. is wasting valuable fuel that could be used for the war effort! He asks the projectionist to put a title up on the screen.

    End title: "If you save gas and electricity you are saving coal!"

    NB: item is part of Gazette issue 45/17.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.37
    Media URN:
    84150
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:24:00 / 01:58:37:00
    Canister:
    45/17 (TRAILERS)

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