Wartime factory

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Date
1940
Summary
Argues that the men and women working in a British airplane factory are the true secret weapon that will win the war against the Nazis. Shows an average day at the factory where workers work around the clock. Maintaining workers' peak efficiency is accomplished through balancing hard work and social activities. The film shows women being trained for industrial labor, air raid defense training, how factory medical and cafeteria keep the workers healthy and full of energy, how music from the BBC is used to maintain worker production and relieve the boredom of repetitive tasks, and a workers' concert that occurs at the transfer from day shift to night shift.
Publishers
Great Britain The Ministry of Information; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; Great Britain The Ministry of Information
Genres
Sponsored; Propaganda; Historical; War
Subject
Airplane factories, Great Britain ; Aircraft industry, Great Britain, Employees ; World War, 1939-1945, Equipment and supplies.
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:10:17); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services. DVD copy available.
Copyright Date: 1940
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003433846; Other: GR00434167; MDPI Barcode: 40000003433846; OCLC: ocn911968072; OCLC: 911968072

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