• Short Summary

    Gifts for overseas servicemen are sorted and packed at Army Comforts Depot in Berkshire.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Comforts for the forces".

    Army Comforts Depot, Reading, Berkshire.

    Travelling shot along a table covered with blankets, cigarettes, razor blades, etc. The gifts are being packed for sending to overseas troops. Various shots of the gifts being parcelled. The packing and sorting is done by women volunteers and a few soldiers. Narrator finishes by asking: "Maybe you would like to send a gift in money or king?"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1109.35
    Media URN:
    38562
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:59:00 / 01:42:42:00
    Canister:
    41/23

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