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Calling Blighty: Issue 183

 

Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India

Date:

1944-46

Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

11 mins 22 secs

Description:

RAF servicemen send personal messages to their loved ones back home in the North West of England from Ceylon. The first group of airmen take turns to approach the camera whilst their colleagues play football in the background. The final three men interrupt their work on a truck engine to deliver their messages. The films ends with the whole group walking quickly towards and past the camera, cheering and waving.

 

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