• Short Summary

    Land Girls working in pine forest as fire watchers, firemen tackle real forest fire.

  • Description

    Part of issue ON GUARD.

    Rendlesham, East Anglia.

    Various shots of large pine forest. L/S of woman waving from top of very tall watch tower. M/S of two women, members of Women's Land Army, walking through wood. The girls climb long ladder to reach top of tower. The Land Girls take it in turns to do shifts at top of tower, looking out for signs of forest fires.

    Various shots of water tanks stationed around the forest. Various shots of firemen loading fire fighting equipment onto a lorry. They attach hoses to water tanks. C/U of man blowing hunting horn. Various shots of firemen fighting a small forest fire. They use hoses and beat down flames with green branches.

    Various shots of Land Girls sawing up branches and stacking up logs. Various C/Us of Land Girls.



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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1574.17
    Media URN:
    50504
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:29:00 / 01:31:13:00
    Canister:
    NSP 418

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