• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information trailer asking for children to join in with the potato harvest. Scotland.

  • Description

    Title - 'Government Official M of I'.

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Scottish children dig potatoes.

    MS woman having conversation with shopkeeper about lack of potatoes. MS her son saying he helped with the potato harvest last year but there weren't enough people. Various shots showing children picking potatoes and playing games in the evening. CU as the boy appeals for help. MS as potatoes are poured out of sack into mother's basket.

    Title - 'To prevent a potato shortage in Scotland next year the help of 61,000 children is urgently needed. Teachers have full particulars'.

    Cataloguer's note: item was originally part of Gazette issue 45/56.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2917.12
    Media URN:
    84179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:23:00 / 01:17:34:00
    Canister:
    45/46 (TRAILERS)

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