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  • Short Summary

    A van collects laundry in order to save petrol during wartime.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Various shots of housewives bringing their bundles of laundry to a collecting point where it is put on a lorry to go to the laundry. Some are also receiving clean washing back. The laundry women are wearing smart white uniforms.

    More shots of women bringing bags of washing. ARP men look on (A.R.P. - Air Raid Precautions).

    The 'Hayes Laundry' van drives off with the workers sitting in the back.

    CU sign 'Mobile Receiving Depot - Help to Save The Nations Petrol. Hand Parcel to Attendant - We will deliver to your address - Here Every Morning at Same Time.'

    Women workers unload the van of laundry.

    Shot of a barrage balloon flying in the sky.

    Shots of laundry being collected and delivered.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:07:00 / 01:26:14:00
    UN 161 A

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