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  • Short Summary

    Party of French women munition workers on tour in England visit Westminster Abbey.

  • Description

    The 'Munitionettes' - party of French women munition workers on tour in England visit Westminster Abbey, London - 1916.

    The 'Munitionettes' - not a girl group; but a group of French women munitions workers - visit Westminster Abbey in London. Women on the street; along with a male photographer. Pan along the women standing in a row all wearing dark colours and wide-brimmed hats. 2 of the women in a car; pan to another auto with women waiting in seat as another woman in front of car is cranking it - munitions worker and mechanic! Pan on row again. Cars start to drive off. GV the group of about 12 women walking toward camera. war work;

    home front; ladies' fashions; World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.45
    Media URN:
    71421
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:45:00 / 01:51:42:00
    Canister:
    ON 036 C

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