• Short Summary

    Leave for men in Middle East Command is decided by drawing names out of a drum.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Blighty by ballot.

    Middle East.

    Various shots of A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girl Corporal Ingram picking numbers from a lottery drum for leave in Middle East Command. M/S as General Sir Bernard Paget, Commander-in-Chief for Middle East picks a few names as well. M/S of one winner, Gunner Partridge, shaking hands with A.T.S. girl and beaming.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.12
    Media URN:
    44871
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:12:00 / 01:23:00:00
    Canister:
    44/99

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