• Short Summary

    A bomb crater is turned into a garden, and blitzed areas are rebuilt as vegetable patches.

  • Description

    Bomb crater, blitzed gardens.

    London.

    M/S of Westminster cathedral, the camera pans across to a bomb crater near it which has been turned into a garden. M/S of Mr Hayes who has grown and tended the flowers and vegetables. Various shots of him in the garden.

    Various shots as girls of the National Fire Force walk into a big allotment with their gardening tools. The garden has been grown where rubble used to be and now boasts a variety of vegetables. Various shots as the girls tend the garden. C/U's of little tomatoes and apples. M/S as cabbages are gathered.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1550.25
    Media URN:
    49752
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:53:00 / 01:49:33:00
    Canister:
    NSP 335

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