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Calling Blighty: Issue 226

 

Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India

Date:

1944-46

Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

12 mins 43 secs

Description:

Servicemen in the Far East send personal messages home to their loved ones in Manchester and elsewhere in the North West. The film opens in a garden setting as the men march along a path singing ‘Glory Glory What a Hell of a Way to Die’. Messages are delivered in relaxed settings around the grounds, before the whole group march off singing ‘Glory Glory’ again, waving and shouting out their farewells.

 

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