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    National Kitchen opens. London.

    Various shots arrival of Lord Mayor and other officials. Some of them walk towards camera between lines of boys in military uniforms. CU Mayor talking to army officer. MS parade. Long line of people wait across street as boys come marching down, first a few with drums and bugles; then rest of the boy cadets. Other boys; mostly younger; run alongside in the street; and also run after the marchers.

    People crowd together in street, young children; old ladies; etc; some policemen stand in the street as well. MS people filing in. Officials walk past row of little cadets. Ends with CU sign about the Kitchen; including menu with items like Vegetable Pasties and Treacle Sponge. Cheap prices; just a few pence for each item. . Also: ... 'dining on premises; substantial dinner consisting of Fish or Meat; two vegetables and either soup or sweet can be purchased' ...; then 'Save Coal by Using the National Kitchen & Restaurant'.

    Dupe is ON 385 J.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:08:00 / 01:06:44:00
    ON 110 D
    Sort Number:
    ON 110 D
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    Dickensian London TBTF EP 1 HFW1 14-18 HF Communal Kitchens Poverty in London Poverty and Slum Clearance Inner City London
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