• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information trailer encouraging people to dig their gardens over the winter.

  • Description

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

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Early Digging.

    Cartoon showing garden in winter - the wind blows and the garden is covered by a snow fall. Jack Frost appears a leaps about the garden - as the soil as already been dug Jack Frost can get into it to break it up further, narrator explains this will help vegetables grow. Jack Frost then comes across a garden that has not been dug over, he cannot get into the soil.

    Jack Frost writes a message on a spade, this becomes the end title: "Dig early and let me finish the job, signed Jack Frost".

    NB: item originally part of Gazette issue 43/86.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.30
    Media URN:
    84143
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:33:00 / 01:47:50:00
    Canister:
    43/86 (TRAILERS)

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