• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information trailer - farmer Ralph Whiteman asks for more agricultural workers.

  • Description

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

    Ministry of Information trailer - Early April.

    Ralph Whiteman, radio star and farmer, speaks to camera. He talks about essential agricultural work that needs to be done. Various shots showing farm workers, farmers and land girls (of Women's Land Army, WLA) at work in fields. We see them picking cabbages, ploughing, harvesting wheat, hoeing sugar beet and picking potatoes. Ralph speaks to camera: he tells us the country needs more agricultural workers and asks people to use their spare time to help the farmers.

    End title reads: "Watch for details in your local press".

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.08
    Media URN:
    84121
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:28:00 / 01:12:54:00
    Canister:
    44/34 (TRAILERS)

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