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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of women working in Sainsbury's grocers during World War One.

  • Description

    Lady Grocers at Sainsbury's / Sainsburys.


    Nice footage of woman working at a city grocery shop in wartime. MS woman shopper standing outside store looking at displays in window and eggs etc. on tables in front of store. Signs on all the items Fresh Farmhouse Butter etc. with prices.

    Several women come up and buy something - the grocery worker puts eggs into bags; they hand money to her; other women pass by on way into shop. Different view woman worker facing camera talking to customer. More selling; little girl leaning on wall in foreground. MS shop, male grocer with apron standing outside by door giving directions to teenage boy worker.

    Customers exit Sainsbury's carrying baskets and bags. Pan left to a woman securing large basket on bicycle; more shops and shoppers in background. A woman gets on bicycle and rides off. MS another street in residential area; woman on bicycle rides up street and stops; horse-drawn wagon and pedestrians in background.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:11:00 / 01:17:32:00
    ON 221 J

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