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Calling Blighty: Issue 178

 

Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India

Date:

1944-46

Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

14 mins 6 secs

Description:

Servicemen (and one woman) from the Royal Navy send personal messages to their loved ones back in Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Mossley and Wilmslow from a coastal location in Colombo, Ceylon. The film ends with the ‘boys and girls of the Royal Navy’ walking quietly away, smiling at the camera, with the sea in the background.

 

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