Pathe exclusive story about problems of meat rationing.
A look at Mr and Mrs O'Hare and their 16 children at home. Anfield, Liverpool.
Various shots of Princess Margaret at events in the mid 1940s.
Princess Elizabeth watches ladies from Women's Voluntary Services pack food. London.
British women protest at food cuts.
British Army Catering Corps at work in field kitchen and demonstrating Tommy stove.
Rural housewives show the Queen how they are preserving plums in cans.
The British Army Catering Corps show how to cook your rations.
A Doctor and a milkman discuss whether the ration provides enough food.
Story of bombed out family in Southwark from their rescue to entering temporary accommodation.
Barbara Moore-Pataleewa eats grass as a major part of her diet. London.
People of Athens receive food rations from Britain and America.
Repatriated prisoners of war arrive in Liverpool and give interviews to camera.
Soldiers get good rations to celebrate the last Christmas of the war.
Peter West compresses food extracts to make concentrated rations for servicemen.
Ladies from the British Housewives League protest against bread rationing.
Government's plan to freeze wages to stop inflation backed by the public.
Fuel Minister Hugh Gaitskell defends withdrawal of basic petrol rations. London.
Eddie Thomas in training, housewives meat protest & dockers leaders in court.
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Educational film showing how scientists and farmers work together to ensure best possible yields.
King George VI inspects Naval Cadets, Queen Elizabeth visits Ministry of Food.
Housewives shopping at London's first supermarket.
Good item showing housewife Mrs Mary Cannon dealing with rations etc. on day to day basis.
Food Minister John Strachey explains the need for bread rationing.
Food Minister Ben Smith speaks about food crisis. Also shots of famine victims in Bengal.
Crowds at Covent Garden market.
Queen Elizabeth inspects fleet of lorries that will take food and water to bombed out areas.
Footage of the Food Minister Mr WS Morrison informing the public about food rationing.
The Queen talks with children at food distribution centres in London.