• Short Summary

    Trailer asking people to join Government training schemes to become factory workers.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The Services Need Arms".

    Location of events unknown.

    Trailer to recruit more workers for arms factories.

    M/S of soldiers in bunker. Aerial shot of RAF aeroplanes in flight. Various shots of soldiers loading shells into anti aircraft gun.

    Intertitle reads: "The Forces depend on the Factories".

    M/S of girders being pounded into shape in foundry. M/S of man operating factory machine. Panning shot of tank. M/S of women factory workers.

    Intertitle reads: "The Factories depend on trained workers".

    Various shots of factory workers, mostly women or older men.

    Intertitle reads: "And thousands more are needed. If you are unoccupied or doing nonessential work get trained now. No previous experience needed".

    Panning C/U of factory foreman teaching group of men how to use a machine. M/S of woman operating machine.

    Intertitle reads: "Ask at your local employment exchange. You're paid while you train".

    M/S of machinery.

    Intertitle reads: "You'll enjoy it".

    C/U of factory girl smoking and chatting. M/S of workers getting food from canteen.

    Intertitle reads: "You can be trained in two to four months".

    M/S of men learning to operate a machine. M/S of row of RAF aeroplanes. Panning shot of mechanics fitting an engine into a plane.

    Intertitle reads: "They count on you".

    Panning shot of factory floor. Superimposed over top are intertitles: "Government Training Courses. Men and women, boys and girls. From 16 upwards".

    Intertitles read: "Apply to your Employment Exchange. Train to win".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:26:00 / 01:42:17:00

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