This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Footage of veterans at work in carpentry workshop.

  • Description

    Disabled veterans learn trades.

    World War One veterans- some handicapped- learn trades in industry; etc. Various kinds of work shown. Opens with GV carpentry shop with 10-12 men working at different tasks. CU man planing a board; boards leaning up against windows in BG. Shot of men in aprons bending over table; with several bottles on it; they are rubbing boards or something; maybe varnish. Men sitting on floor weaving baskets. CU one guy weaving; with cigarette sticking in his mouth. He moves himself with his hands toward camera; showing that he hasn't any legs! Pan past a furnace; to men hitting something with hammers. Tools; skilled labour; amputees; disabled; workers.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1878.50
    Media URN:
    72219
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:34:00 / 01:48:16:00
    Canister:
    ON 074 J

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