• Short Summary

    Rural housewives show the Queen how they are preserving plums in cans.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Queen Visits A Preserving Depot."

    VS. of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) arriving at a rural fruit preserving depot where she is greeted by the women who run the depot. She inspects the fruit crop and the methods employed by the women in canning the fruit. The depot is run by housewives who voluntarily pick and can home grown fruit as part of the war food effort.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.49
    Media URN:
    21009
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:01:00 / 01:56:39:00
    Canister:
    40/63

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