• Short Summary

    A Government trailer urges everyone to give up their old rubber for the war effort.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ministry of Information. Government official.

    Your perishing rubber - trailer.

    A soldier swims in full kit and rubber lifejacket under Japanese gunfire. M/S of a picture of him at home as his family sit quietly round listening to the wireless. M/S's of Japanese soldier as narrator tells us that the Japanese control 90% of the world's rubber supply. The narrator asks the family if they are doing all they can to help their son. M/S as a boy rolls an old tyre down to the collection point. The film shows a lady putting things like sponges and hot water bottles into a sack to take down, her son even puts in his catapult. M/S showing the soldier swimming in his lifejacket again.

    Intertitle - 'Give it to your salvage collector'

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1352.08
    Media URN:
    44522
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:20:00 / 01:16:39:00
    Canister:
    44/16

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