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Calling Blighty: Issue 52

 

Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India

Date:

1944-46

Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

14 mins 41 secs

Description:

On a canteen-style film set in Bombay, servicemen (and one woman) from Oldham take turns to approach the camera and send personal messages back to their loved ones at home. After the individual messages have been delivered, the participants all gather round the mess room piano to hear ‘Harry’ play ‘Jungle Swing’, as they wave and cheer at the camera.

 

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