• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information public information trailer about PAYE and income tax in general.

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official".

    Ministry of Information public information trailer about PAYE (Pay As You Earn).

    Location of events unclear / unknown.

    CU hand knocking door knocker. CU woman beating egg in a bowl. CU boy's hands turning pages of book. CU girl doing maths homework. CU (back view) man reading newspaper. Man gets up and goes to door, he picks up letter from door mat. Letter is marked "Income Tax", man throws it in the bin. Trick reverse shot of letter jumping out of bin and back into man's hands. Man opens letter and reads leaflet about PAYE. More shots of woman and children, plus shot of elderly lady's hands knitting. CU letter being addressed to insurance company. Narrator explains each family will have a tax code. CUs list of various tax codes.

    End title: "If your code number is right, you tax will be right".

    NB: item originally part of Gazette issue 44/22.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.03
    Media URN:
    84116
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:11:00 / 01:04:37:00
    Canister:
    44/22 (TRAILERS)

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