• Short Summary

    South Africans knit jumpers and make sheepskin clothes for soldiers overseas.

  • Description

    Part of issue TAKE THAT.

    South Africa.

    L/S of fleet of warships at sea. Various shots of white women spinning wool yarn at old fashioned spinning wheels. M/S of volunteer knitters collecting balls of wool. M/S of volunteers knitting warm clothing for soldiers.

    Various shots of sheets of white women cutting and rolling up sheets of sheepskin. The rolls being stacked. Various shots of women sewing sheepskin slippers for prisoners of war. Various shots of black men sewing sheepskin coats.

    Somewhere in Britain.

    C/U of 2 millionth comfort parcel from South Africa. Various shots of Mr. Kirkland Bridge, director of Navy Comfort Services, presenting parcel to crew of Merchant Navy steamship. Various shots of sailors trying on warm woolly jumpers. L/S of fleet at sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1574.12
    Media URN:
    50499
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:11:00 / 01:22:52:00
    Canister:
    NSP 417

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