• Short Summary

    Women known as 'Fluffies' clean underground train tunnels during the night. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Fluffies.

    London.

    L/S as last underground train of the night pulls out of Earls Court station. Ladies pick up their tools ready to clean the tunnels. Various shots as they go along the tunnels cleaning rails and walls, the ladies are called 'Fluffies'. Various shots as they sweep, one lady lights a cigarette. M/S as dustbins are wheeled along. M/S as they climb up onto platform afterwards. M/S as tea is poured into a number of cups. Women drink tea after finishing work.

    End Titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.33
    Media URN:
    44892
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:59:00 / 02:01:24:00
    Canister:
    44/104

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