• Short Summary

    Ladies from the Women's Voluntary Service make maps out of cloth for the army.

  • Description

    Map making by W.V.S. (Women's Voluntary Service)

    Ladies make cloth maps for the army. Location of events unknown.

    Aerial view of what looks like the countryside. M/S of two girls from the Women's Voluntary Service standing by the "countryside" which turns out to be a painted hessian mat. Various shots of ladies at sewing machines, others hand stitch cloth to makes trees and hedges. C/U of a lady working on a woolly wood. Various shots as they use real wood to make model houses, they are shaped and painted. M/S of woman sewing a coppice. M/S as the map is painted in sections. The ladies lay the houses out and paint on train tracks. Aerial view of the map.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1568.05
    Media URN:
    50324
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:25:00 / 01:12:15:00
    Canister:
    NSP 392

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