• Short Summary

    A Government trailer shows how to save fuel around the house.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Government official film. Heating trailer.

    Intertitle - 'Here's how to practise - grate economy. Have only one fire. Fire bricks provide equal heat with less coal.' M/S of man using the fire bricks.

    Intertitle - 'and .... there's no fuel like an old fuel.' C/U of someone unwrapping the old coals.

    Intertitle - 'Conserve warmth in a room.' A man blocks up gaps under the door with a blanket.

    Intertitle - 'never break up big .... lumps.' M/S of man poking the fire, someone stops him and pushes his hand away.

    Intertitle - 'Bank the fire with slack don't make it up after 8 o'clock.' M/S of fire.

    Intertitle - 'When the room is warmed .... turn down the gas or electric fire.' A hand turns down the fire.

    Intertitle - 'And never leave an electric or a gas fire on in an empty room.' A woman goes out of the room, title reads "Hi!", she runs back in and turns the fire off.

    Intertitle - 'Before going to bed ... remove surplus coal.' M/S as he does this.

    Intertitle - 'Lastly do without a fire in your bedroom.' M/S as woman springs into bed and under the covers.

    Intertitle - 'Save fuel - coal, coke, gas, electricity, fuel oil, paraffin for the factories.'

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:53:00 / 01:44:22:00

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