• Short Summary

    A Ministry of Information trailer advising people to save fuel

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official"
    Ministry of Information public information trailer

    SAVE FUEL (aka EYES ON THE TARGET)

    WS. Fighter plane. MS the pilot. ECU Pilots eye looking through a target. Cut to MS Man reading paper in his living room. Voice-over 'What is he keeping his eye on?' Various CU's Kettle. Fire. Lamps. Voice-over 'Hey you. You're wasting fuel.' CU a piece of coal. Voice-over 'This represents the amount of fuel you've just been wasting'. WS a residential street. Cut to various shots of increasingly large amounts of coal. Titles: 'Enough fuel to make a' cut to an army tank. Various shots as the man switches of the appliances around his house. Voice-over 'keep an eye on your fuel target and save, save, save'. Shots of gas and electricity meters. Shot of eye looking through a target.

    End title: Save fuel

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 42/100.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2911.11
    Media URN:
    84036
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:23:00 / 01:39:34:00
    Canister:
    42/100 (TRAILERS)

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