• Short Summary

    Girls invade new field of war work by training to man canal barges.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Lady Bargers Start Work on Canal Front

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    LV two girls walking towards barge with suitcases to take up work.
    SV girls climbing onto barge.
    SV girls being shown workings of engine.
    CU girls pan down to engine.
    TV girls being shown how to tie knots.
    CU girls being shown how to tie knots.
    SV girls assembling framework over barge - trees in b-d.
    SCU girl banging in bolt-trees in b-d.
    LV girl knocking timber into position-trees in b-d.
    SV girls rolling up canvas over framework on barge.
    LV barge now covered with tarpaulin - trees in b-d.
    LV girl walking towards on narrow top of barge.
    LV barge moving away from canal bank - trees in b-d.
    SCU girl at tiller.
    LV barges on canal - trees in b-d.
    LV girl getting into bed.
    SV girl tucking herself in and lying down.
    SV girl dressing and other girl cooking breakfast.
    SCU TV girl cooking breakfast.
    CU bacon and potatoes in frying pan.
    SV girl coming out of hatchway pulling down jumper-trees in b-d.

    LV barge nearing lock.
    SV girl on bank pulling on rope of barge - trees in b-d.
    LV girl winding handle of lock gates.
    SV water running into lock.
    LV girl pushing open lock gates with foot.
    SV girl pushing open lock gates on bank.
    LV barge leaving lock - trees in b-d.
    LV girls on barge.
    CU pretty girl type.
    LV barges on canal - trees in b-d.

    Women; Transport; Great Britain
    Background: Girls invade new field of war work by training to man canal barges.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACDMZ284UJN9KV70J5HYYXUPT2
    Media URN:
    VLVACDMZ284UJN9KV70J5HYYXUPT2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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