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  • Short Summary

    Large pleas for enrolment in National Service are seen all over Trafalgar Square.

  • Description

    National Service Week - the great advertisement setting in Trafalgar Square.

    London.

    Pan across an almost deserted Trafalgar Square as we see advertisements / public service announcements / pleas for enrolment in National Service are painted all over the base of Nelson's Column. The words encourage women and men who are too old etc. to do war work: 'Enrol & Release a Fit Man For Front. We Must Build Ships. We Must Make Munitions. We Must Grow Food.'

    As we pan further we see that more slogans are on boards across the centre of the square and over the front of the National Gallery. A few buses are seen going past the square.

    A frenzy of patriotism!

    (G 420 B.)

    World War One. home front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1926.20
    Media URN:
    73452
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:57:00 / 01:22:30:00
    Canister:
    ON 154 E

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