• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information recruitment drive to get women to join the armed forces.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information trailer about recruiting women into armed services - Any Questions?

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

    Intertitle reads: "EVERY WOMAN WHO CAN BE SPARED IS NEEDED NOW - WRNS, ATS, WAAF".

    Intertitle superimposed over shots of civilian women shopping and servicewomen marching.

    Woman looking at recruitment poster - she wonders if she can chose the service she joins. Question mark superimposed over image.

    Dramatised sequence: young woman meets her friend and tells her that she has just volunteered for the WAAFS, she suggests to her friend that she does the same. The friend asks: "Do you think we could stay together?" Superimposed question mark.

    Dramatised sequence: woman driving army truck stops to talk to her civilian friend in the street. Civilian friend says she would like to join the ATS but is unable to drive, she asks if she could learn whilst in the service? Superimposed question mark.

    End title: "ALL THESE QUESTIONS CAN BE ANSWERED! ENQUIRE AT YOUR NEAREST RECRUITING CENTRE OR EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE".

    WRNS (Wrens) = Women's Royal Navel Service.

    ATS = Auxiliary Territorial Service.

    WAAF = Women's Auxiliary Air Force.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.11
    Media URN:
    84124
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:12:00 / 01:17:39:00
    Canister:
    43/9 (TRAILERS)

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