• Short Summary

    "Dig for Victory" shows you when to plant seeds to have fresh vegetables all year round.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ministry of Information. Government official.

    Trailer - proceed according to plan.

    Various shots of a mock-up military operations room, the officers inside are very vague about what to do and when to mobilise and do not have any plans. One of them telephones his "troops" and tells them to go when they are ready. Then we see a man in camouflaged helmet riding a tricycle along a country lane. The narrator says this is what could happen on the garden front if you fail to plan, shot of ladies looking disappointed when greengrocer puts up sign saying there are no fresh vegetables. M/S of the "Dig for Victory" leaflet which tells when to plant seeds to have fresh vegetables all year round.

    Intertitle - 'Plan before you plant.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1350.25
    Media URN:
    44514
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:18:00 / 01:54:44:00
    Canister:
    44/14

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