• Short Summary

    Schoolboys aid the war effort by making camouflage nets and dummy hand grenades. Australia.

  • Description

    Schoolboys aid war effort.

    Melbourne, Australia.

    Various shots as schoolboys make camouflage nets for the army, they weave the thick thread in and out. One boy bounces on a net held by other boys to test the strength. The camera pans across boys at an orphanage making dummy hand grenades with sand instead of explosives for practise purposes. M/S of the bags in a pile. M/S of the boys gathered around a caricature of Adolf Hitler, they pick up the bags and pelt him with them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1538.08
    Media URN:
    49523
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:42:00 / 01:15:02:00
    Canister:
    NSP 294

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