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Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Artificial Sunlight Keeps Miners Fit

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
665
Date Released
2 Mar 1942
Date submitted
23 Feb 1942
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Singapore Refugees Reach Britain
  2. 2Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Artificial Sunlight Keeps Miners Fit
  3. 3Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Rest in Cairo for Libyan Fighters
  4. 4Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Apostolic Delegate Visits Axis Prisoners
  5. 5Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Canadian Troops Test New American Tank
  6. 6Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: US Minister Tells of the Balkans
  7. 7Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Malta Convoy Goes Through

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 7
Section Title
Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Sunlight for Miners. DESCRIPTION: Miners are given a two minute daily dose of sun-ray treatment to help compensate for the time they spend underground. The innovation was first introduced at Doncaster and is expected to spread to other areas. SHOTLIST: Shots of the men in the pit. They leave and the new showers are compared with the older methods of washing. Then they receive ray-treatment.
Keywords
Health and medicine; Curiosities; Science and technology; Mining
Footage sources
Movietone
Card file number
41956
Credits:
Camera
John W. Cotter
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
72
Story extras:

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