• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information trailer telling people not to waste coal as it is needed for battle.

  • Description

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

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Coals of Fire.

    Various shots British soldiers, artillery units and tanks fighting in deserts of North Africa.

    Underground shots of coal miners at work in pit. We see them planting and detonating explosives. Coal on conveyor belt

    Several shots munitions factory. CU fire burning in living room hearth - a cross is superimposed over image.

    End title: "Save fuel for battle".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 44/4.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.01
    Media URN:
    84114
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:06:00 / 01:01:30:00
    Canister:
    44/4 (TRAILERS)

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment