• Short Summary

    Scottish trailer promoting working holidays on farms at harvest time.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Government Official".

    Scottish public information trailer - Random Harvest.

    MS man - Mr. Monroe - looking at holiday brochures, he looks depressed. Montage of shots expressing man's anxieties: various shots of seaside and beach covered in barbed wire, LS countryside, CU sign outside guest house: "No Accommodation", poster: "Is Your Journey Really Necessary". A brochure falls onto Mr. Monroe's desk. CU of brochure: "Do farm work this year - help with the Scottish harvest".

    MS field of wheat. Various shots men harvesting wheat, including Mr. Monroe. CU Mr. Monroe drinking pint of beer and looking over countryside.

    More shots leaflet and form, narrator gives details of where to get the leaflet, including an address in Edinburgh.

    NB: item is part of Gazette issue 43/57.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.24
    Media URN:
    84137
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:12:00 / 01:38:32:00
    Canister:
    43/57 (TRAILERS)

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