• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information cartoon trailer encouraging people to recycle domestic waste.

  • Description

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

    Ministry of Information cartoon trailer - Salvage Saves Shipping.

    Animated sequence: lighthouse keeper looks through telescope as sees a cargo ship taking coal to Newcastle. He looks through the telescope as sees cargo ship carrying scrap to England.

    Various discarded domestic items are shown lying around house, we see them transforming into useful items thanks to salvage and recycling: books turn into mortar shell, slippers turn into gas mask, saucepan into knife, bones into glue and grease, food scraps into livestock food.

    More shots lighthouse.

    NB: item part of Gazette issue 43/44.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.21
    Media URN:
    84134
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:36:00 / 01:33:56:00
    Canister:
    43/44 (TRAILERS)

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