• Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    A short trailer film encouraging people to take up the new family allowance.

    A family sit around their breakfast table. Mother is listing the various things she has to buy for the children. Father tells her he is not 'made of money'. The family settle back to their eating when Father spots an article about the new 'Family Allowance' payment. Mother can't believe they will get it.

    CU man explaining how the system will work (probably Jim Griffiths (Minister of National Insurance) - MD).

    Ms of children running in woods. VS of Mother going to Post Office to get a leaflet with information about the system. MS The Minister says 'We really want these allowances to help you".

    End title reads: "Ask For Family Allowances Envelope At Any Post Office".

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:04:00 / 01:48:02:00
    UNSO Reel 082 F
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 082 F
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    FAMILIES - UTILITIES New Pathe Order TBTF EP 3 Welfare State benefit 1949 3 government and benefits VE DAY Silver River - WI Supper British Welfare State wedding
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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