• Short Summary

    First shipment of bananas since the start of the war arrives in Bristol.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Yes, we have some bananas".

    Bristol, Avon.

    C/U of poster from Ministry of Food announcing first imports of bananas since end of the war. M/S of bananas on conveyors being lifted from the hold of a ship.

    C/U of Mayor of Bristol giving speech next to conveyor. He says he hopes this first cargo of bananas is the first of many more. A little girl presents the Mayor with a bunch of bananas, he offers the girl one in return. C/U of group of children eating banana, one of the girls says: "Isn't it lovely". C/U of Mayor eating banana and saying: "They are of the finest quality and very nice two.

    Various shots of men loading bananas on to a railway van from the conveyor. C/U of man holding large bunch of bananas.

    Narrator explains this first shipment of bananas will go to children living in South West England.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.04
    Media URN:
    44931
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:36:00 / 01:04:41:00
    Canister:
    46/1

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