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Wartime factory / a Strand Film production ; produced for the Ministry of Information.
Date
1940
Main contributor
Anstey, E. H. (Edgar H.), 1907-1987
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.
Contributors
Anstey, E. H. (Edgar H.), 1907-1987; Shaw, Alexander, 1910-1996; Elton, Arthur, 1906-1973; Strand Film Company; Great Britain. Ministry of Information
Publisher
Ministry of Information
Genres
Sponsored films.; Propaganda films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Airplane factories; Aircraft industry; Employees; World War, 1939-1945; Equipment and supplies
Location
Great Britain
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (10 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

Creation/Production Credits

Director, Edgar Anstey ; producer, Alexander Shaw ; associate producer, Arthur Elton ; camera, C. Marlborough ; recordist, A. Rhind.

Statement of Responsibility

a Strand Film production ; produced for the Ministry of Information.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 15054967; OCLC: ocn911968072; OCLC: 911968072