• Short Summary

    An animated short by Anson-Dyer uses drawings to urge viewers to help the cause by purchasing war bonds

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Weapons

    ENGLAND:
    INT


    TITLE: MAIN TITLE - animated.

    Animated drawing of an inkwell with quill, cheque book & picture frame. The quill & cheque book begin to quiver.

    CU. "Drill Instructions" appear in the picture frame: "For those who will not be using a rifle. 1. Take the pen boldly. 2. Write freely 3. Practise Regularly. The Reason - Why!"

    CU. A hand opens the cheque book & quill is used to make out a cheque reading: C 2 IT Date: now Pay National Credit Fund. Buy National War Bonds Your utmost - B.A. Patriot.

    Quill in inkwell, drill instructions & open cheque book. Title - WEAPONS. The W of "weapons" then becomes Kaiser Wilhelm's moustache & he is depicted crying - the quill wipes away a tear. The letters in WEAPONS then transpose to WEAPON.

    animated, drawing, drill, instructions, checkbook, handwriting,
    war effort, home front, Great War, First World War, WWI, World War I, war
    Background: An animated short by Anson-Dyer uses drawings to urge viewers to help the cause by purchasing war bonds

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1K2YNNGHGCSD8JH35QR3SJLTZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1K2YNNGHGCSD8JH35QR3SJLTZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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