• Short Summary

    Hostel for wives and children of servicemen on duty overseas.

  • Description

    Droitwich, Hereford and Worcester.

    M/S of army officer chatting with mothers and children in garden, pan up to show modern hotel building behind them. The women are wives of servicemen, they are staying in converted hotel until their husbands return from overseas.

    Various shots of army chefs serving food to women and children. M/S of hotel dining hall. C/U of baby being fed. C/U of woman eating. Various shots of women relaxing, gossiping and writing letters in lounge. C/U of one letter which starts: "My Dear John".

    Various shots of children playing in nursery, supervised by the women and a nurse. The nursery is well equipped and includes a slide. M/S of little girl playing with doll. C/U of mother tucking baby up in cot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1243.19
    Media URN:
    34044
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:47:00 / 01:37:58:00
    Canister:
    NP 193

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