• Short Summary

    Footage of designer Miss Ashfield making protective rubber boots.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown.

    Showing how to make "a bootiful bootie that can be slipped on in a jiffy before you slip out to the shelter". It is made out of scraps of rubber "the best protection against blast". (Your feet will be OK, the rest of you gets blown to kingdom come) We see a woman & child preparing for a night in the air raid shelter.

    Several M/S's of the designer Adele Ashfield designing simple boots from scraps of rubber. The design is for people hiding out in air raid shelters. The commentator says that rubber boots will protect the legs from shrapnel. Several shots of Miss Ashfield stitching the boots together. M/S's of the completed boots. M/S of protective earpieces. M/S of a young woman modelling the new designs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1296.16
    Media URN:
    43036
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:01:00 / 01:32:33:00
    Canister:
    NSP 241

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