• Short Summary

    M of I trailer asking people not to use public transport for nonessential journeys in rush hour.

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I Government Official".

    Ministry of Information trailer asking women not to go shopping during the rush hour.

    Clock at 8 am superimposed over shot of busy railway station. Clock at 9 am superimposed over shot of soldier arriving late for duty. Clock at 10 am superimposed over shot of secretary arriving at office late.

    Various shots women with lots shopping at train stations and on buses - narrator explains that people using public transport for nonessential purposes during rush hours are making essential workers late. Various shots busy shopping street with clock superimposed, clock hands move from 10 am to 4 pm - these are the hours that people should use for shopping and nonessential journeys.

    MS men having time cards stamped - clocking off. Busy train station. People leaving offices. Commuters getting on buses and going into Underground stations. Workers leaving factory.

    End title: "Travel between 10 and 4. Don't travel in the rush hour".

    NB: item is originally from Gazette issue 43/2 .

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:32:00 / 01:27:51:00
    43/26 (TRAILERS)

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