• Short Summary

    YMCA get volunteer photographers to take snaps of servicemen's families to be sent abroad.

  • Description

    Part of issue SIDE LINE.

    Location of events unknown, looks like London.

    YMCA takes photographs of servicemen's families to send to abroad. Various shots of volunteer photographer coming into YMCA office. The secretary gives him a list of addresses to visit.

    M/S of photographer walking up suburban street and knocking on front door. He calls on Mrs Jones whose husband is stationed in the Middle East. Various shots of Mrs Jones and her baby daughter having their photos taken in the back garden

    The photographer develops the picture in his dark room and then takes it around to Mrs Jones. Various shots of Mrs Jones writing a letter to her husband, the baby watches. She tucks the photo into an envelope with the letter.

    C/U of soldier in Middle East taking off his helmet, looking inside and smiling. He puts his helmet on the ground. C/U of row of soldiers' helmets, each has a photograph of their sweetheart stuck inside.

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    Film ID:
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    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:13:56:00
    NSP 319

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