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  • Short Summary

    Mrs Lloyd George, Lady Asquith and Mrs Page open a relief kitchen.

  • Description

    Mrs Lloyd George, the wife of the British Prime Minister, along with Lady Asquith and Mrs Page, open a relief kitchen.

    Location unknown - London?

    Women (political leaders' wives) give charitable assistance to children. Shot of the ladies arriving; walking from car past row of Boy Scouts who salute. Ladies coming out of building; walking past group of boys (not Scouts) who sit on railing. CU 2 little boys eating and drinking; one holds a big jug and drinks out of it; while the other scrapes his finger round a bowl; then turns the bowl up to his face.

    Cute. Food; hunger; poor people; economic & social; soup kitchens; charitable organisations. War relief; home front. Social services.

    Probably during World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1864.51
    Media URN:
    71768
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:15:00 / 01:53:48:00
    Canister:
    ON 044 G

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