• Short Summary

    Official government item promoting working holidays for teenagers in Scotland.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Government Official".

    Scotland.

    C/U of photograph album opening. A Scottish girl narrates - she gives her personal account of her summer holiday last year. Various shots of campsite for teenage girls. Various shots of girls playing cricket with boys from nearby camp. Various shots of girls eating outdoors at long tables. M/S of girls receiving pay packages from a desk outside tent. M/S of group of girls sitting on tractor trailer, tractor is driven by female teacher. Various shots of girls and boys harvesting potatoes.

    This item is a promotion for paid "harvest holidays" for teenagers in Scotland, probably made on behalf of Ministry of Agriculture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1123.25
    Media URN:
    39139
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:17:00 / 02:00:35:00
    Canister:
    44/73

Comments (1)

  1. Peerdye says

    This film was directed by William Luff and shows the potato camp at Slimbridge in 1944. The central figure in the majority of the scenes is Margaret Dye (nee Chauffourier) from Chiswick College (age 16).

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