• Short Summary

    A.T.S. war brides learn how to cook and keep house for when their husbands return. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A.T.S. train for housework.


    A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls who are war brides and have never had to look after their servicemen husbands train to look after a home at special London County Council training school. Camera pans across them taking cooking lessons. C/U as a woman weighs a joint of meat and another shapes some dough and makes hole in the middle. M/S as a pie is taken out of the oven. Various shots as the girls learn to toss pancakes. M/S of lady cutting up lettuce. Various shots as they mix food ready for cooking, they are shown how to baste a Sunday roast without the fat spitting out. M/S's as they learn how to lay the table properly. They dish up the meal and sit down to eat it. Various shots as they learn to paint the house and clean properly. They iron their uniforms and put them on ready for a shopping trip. M/S's as they look in shop window at furniture and make notes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:52:14:00
    NP 26

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