Ministry of Information cartoon trailer asking people to use the telephone less.
Title reads: "M of I Government Official".
Ministry of Information cartoon trailer asking people to keep telephone lines clear for essential war work - TIM marches back.
Animated sequence: telegraph wires running through countryside, the pole is represented as a woman. We hear sound of flighty girl gossiping to a friend on the phone, images from their conversation appear on the wires: a glamorous couple dancing.
A workman is seen trying to climb inside a giant telephone handset but he can not get in because the flighty girl is already there - this represents telephone line being engaged. Farmer driving a tractor - the workman is trying to get a message to the farmer to tell him his new tractor is ready.
Sequence showing how telephones are used on the front line and the home front: soldier in trench using field telephone, telegraph wires leading to airfield, supply depot, munitions factory.
Dove holding card with end title on: "Telephone Less".
NB: item originally part of Gazette issue 44/28.