• Short Summary

    US population making small sacrifices as they build for victory in the Second World War.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Victory Way! Mr and Mrs American Consumer cheerfully face the facts...

    USA:
    EXT
    Crowd of people gathered

    INT
    Golf balls being placed in boxes / tennis balls being taken from container / legs of woman in changing cubicle taking off girdle and putting it on the back of a chair / woman looking around shower curtain / women rolling down stocking on one leg and rolling up one on the other leg

    EXT
    Air view (aerial) of traffic along road

    INT
    Assembly line in car plant

    EXT
    Car showroom on street corner

    INT
    Buick cars displayed in showroom / man having application for tyres turned down by rationing board / factory where old tyres are retreaded

    SLATE INFORMATION: Contrasts. In the dark lands...

    JAPAN:
    EXT
    Bus along road / baskets of charcoal / charcoal emptied into hopper on bus to provide power

    ENGLAND:
    INT
    Ration books

    FRANCE:
    EXT
    People queueing outside shop to buy food / sign in French on chalkboard with caption translating it into English "No More Meat" / sign in French with caption translating it into English "No Eggs, No Rabbits, No Poultry. Don't Wait"

    SLATE INFORMATION: Over Here

    USA:
    Used cars for sale standing in snow / horses standing at roadside

    INT
    Horse being shoed by blacksmith

    EXT
    Horses pulling wagon out onto road / people riding bicycles along road past man inflating tyre of car

    AT NIGHT
    Man calling for woman who sits on the crossbar of his cycle and they cycle away

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Job Ahead

    Washington DC:
    DAY
    Government building

    INT
    Donald Nelson (Chairman, War Production Board) speaking SOT
    - Talks of getting public cooperation

    Location unknown:
    EXT
    Workers along at factory / large factory buildings with smoke rising from multiple chimneys

    INT
    Steel plant

    EXT
    Ship under construction

    INT
    Aircraft under construction

    JAPAN:
    EXT
    Emperor Hirohito

    ITALY:
    Italian dictator Benito Mussolini

    GERMANY:
    German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler

    SLATE INFORMATION: Tanks Arms Planes Ships
    Background: US population making small sacrifices as they build for victory in the Second World War.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB3O0S155UEE7P7NSWPO1QRWRO
    Media URN:
    VLVAB3O0S155UEE7P7NSWPO1QRWRO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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