• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information film urging people to take care of the electricity they use.

  • Description

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    USE YOUR ELECTRICITY BY THE CLOCK - TRAILER

    Several shots of a mystic in eastern dress and turban (played by Terry Thomas) telling future to woman by looking into crystal ball. He sees her house lit with candles instead of electric light and heated with real fire instead of electricity. The two have an argument. Woman says that it is not her house he is looking at since she has electricity but he argues that what he sees happens in the future. He turns to screen and urges people not to use too much electricity at home during peak hours. End title reads "Use your electricity by the clock. The worst danger hours for cuts are between 8 and 10 a.m."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1442.26
    Media URN:
    47168
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:42:00 / 01:39:44:00
    Canister:
    48/95

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