• Short Summary

    Trailer warning people not to write gossip in letters to servicemen overseas.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Write only good news.

    MS Indians carrying bundles to hut. MS two soldiers playing cards inside, another brings in their letters. MS as they open the letters, pan to another soldier sat on bed reading letter he looks distressed and turns to picture of his wife. CU as he looks up.

    MS his wife walking along with another man, he offers her a cigarette. MS ladies opening window and leaning out to watch them, female voice-over says "Just friends she says, well you know I'm not one to interfere but I know somebody who should hear about this".

    MS as soldier throws the letter on floor and looks lovingly at picture of his wife, pan down to screwed up letter.

    Title - 'Write But Don't Write Gossip'.

    Cataloguer's note: item was originally part of Gazette issue 46/33.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2917.18
    Media URN:
    84185
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:39:00 / 01:25:36:00
    Canister:
    46/33 (TRAILERS)

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