MINISTRY OF FOOD FLASHES

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Subjects:

  • Food and drink
  • War

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: MINISTRY OF FOOD FLASHES

Reference number: 0194A

Date: 1940s

Sponsor: Ministry of Food

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.00 mins

Description: Series of wartime shorts illustrating the best use of food and the economies to be made.

Shotlist: No credits. Series of wartime shorts illustrating the best uses of food and economies to be made: bread (0.18) v/o: "Give them their Vitamins, C?"; c/u bottle Vit. C and cod liver oil (0.35) shot of dried egg packet "Every four weeks"; brief shot hen (0.53) milk bottles (1.11) fish (1.29) hand in your milk bottles and tops (1.45) shot two boys fishing; pan along queue; c/u sign, "Salt Newfoundland cod 10d per pound"; Washing milk bottles before returning; Vitamin D, mother giving cod liver oil to small boy, shot of older boy [high speed] (2.08) shots of rats, rat hole being loaded with poison Report Rats to your Town hall or Council Offices (2.33) Shot cans of dried milk, labelled "Household milk" (2.53) Extra milk ration is for the baby; shot man using all the milk for his tea; shot child opening fathers' beer bottle, getting pinched on the ear (3.15)