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Calling Blighty: Issue 85

 

Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India

Date:

1944-46

Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

11 mins 53 secs

Description:

In the ‘mess room’, which is actually a film set in Bombay, men serving in the Far East take turns to approach the camera and send personal messages back to their loved ones in and around Manchester. The film concludes with the men doing their best to sing ‘She’s a Lassie from Lancashire’ with ‘no Gracie Fields’ to help them out.

 

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