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  • Short Summary

    Short film following war effort of soldiers on front and families back home.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Close up shot of the church bells ringing.

    Several shots of the inside of a room with piano in - several photographs of soldiers are seen. Several close up shots of the photographs - a pilot, sailor, army man, a nurse. Battleship at sea - night shot. Several shots of the infantry and tanks advancing through heavily bombed village.

    Several shots of large number of women pushing babies. Mother and daughter seated on a park bench. Girl is playing with her toy. Mother shows her a photograph of a man in uniform - father. Cut to close up shot of the girl's photograph. Father in uniform looking at it. Close up shot of father's face. Close up shot of mother's face. Mother pushes the girl through park. Girl is looking at photograph. Mother and daughter in post office - mother is buying stamps and sends a letter.

    Close up shot of church bells ringing. Woman standing on doorstep. Several shots inside a house. Photograph of man in uniform on fire place. Battleship at sea.

    Troops advancing through countryside. Troops in trenches - Japanese? Battleship at sea - night shot. Men getting off back of a lorry and running with American flag - they seem to be on airfield. Woman walking along street, going to work. Several shots of the woman working in factory. Woman going home after work. She passes a large placard reading 'We have to keep on saving'.

    Church bells ringing. Woman walking along street. She goes to post office and buys stamps. Same placard about savings on the wall. Item abruptly end.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:11:00 / 01:32:08:00
    UN 1400 D

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