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  • Short Summary

    Drives to recruit women to the Land Army.

  • Description

    Women war workers recruiting parade.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    A military band (male) lead off the procession down wide tree-lined street. Following them are many workers from the Women's Land Army. Banner: Women - 'You Are Wanted to Keep the Country in Food join the Land Army'.

    A few women carry rakes. All the women marching at the front, half wear their Land Army uniforms; but behind them are a fair number wearing civilian clothing; some of these carry rakes too. Shot looking down at crowd. Then more of Land Army marching.

    A woman drives a tractor down another street (not in parade); several other Land Army members and 1 man ride on it. MS 3 Land Army women; 1 soldier and 2 little boys pose outside shop. More of the march: women of all ages - teenagers to elderly ladies. A few push prams. Another shot from above of crowd. Then CU women; in variety of coats and hats pass camera; crowded together.

    More girls riding on farm equipment. Another march; in the rain. Young women walk in front of hay wagon; carrying large banner: 'The Lasses Come to the Country'. More follow; including banners for the Women's Forestry Corps. Man stands on top of the hay wagon; making a speech to crowd in foreground.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:36:00 / 01:45:48:00
    ON 455 B

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