• Short Summary

    A look at the work of women in the National Fire Service. London.

  • Description

    Women in the National Fire Service.

    East London.

    Various shots of the ladies of the fire service marching - slow and fast. M/S mobile kitchen, a girl gets out of her truck and runs up to it. M/S of another lady writing on a board, recording which appliances have been dispatched to a fire. Good M/S of lady dispatch riders driving towards the camera on their motorcycles (Winifred Ashford
    is the smallest). C/U as one hands over a message to the kitchen. M/S as the lady writes on the board. Various shots of a pump drill, the women take the hoses and train them on the fire before rolling them up again. M/S's as they drink tea and eat biscuits on their break.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1556.01
    Media URN:
    60165
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1942
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:40:00 / 01:02:30:00
    Canister:
    NSP 350

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