GIVE US MORE SHIPS

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Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport
  • War
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Propaganda

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: GIVE US MORE SHIPS

Reference number: 0866

Date: 1942

Sponsor: National Savings Committee

Production company: Merton Park Studios

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4 mins

Description: An appeal for more warships and cargo ships "to win this war " featuring ships under construction and Nelson's flagship 'Victory'.

Credits: comm. s. Leslie Banks

Shotlist: No credits. man on dockside (Leslie Banks) appeals in stirring tones for more warships and cargo ships "to win this war", featuring shots of ships under construction, tanks and aircraft being unloaded from ship, sea battles, Nelson's flagship "victory", and convoys of ships at sea (3.53); ecs (4.01)