• Short Summary

    New recruits in training to become part of women's navy.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wrens in their nests".

    Location of events unknown.

    New recruits for women's navy (WRENs) in training.

    M/S of young women asleep in hammocks, quick pan to an alarm clock. A male officer enters to wake the women up. Various shots of girls climbing from their hammocks. Various shots of girls cooking breakfast in canteen, they are watched over by a WREN officer. Various shots of new WREN recruits, still in civvies, eating their breakfast.

    Various shots of recruits being drilled on the parade ground, apart from the officers the girls are wearing civilian clothes. C/U of white Sealyham dog. Various shots of the girls learning about teleprinting and bookkeeping in classroom. C/U of male and female naval officers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1111.31
    Media URN:
    38670
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:24:00 / 01:34:46:00
    Canister:
    41/28

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