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Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Bevin’s Boys

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
764
Date Released
24 Jan 1944
Date submitted
20 Jan 1944
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Bevin’s Boys
  2. 2Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: The "York"
  3. 3Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: The Pacific - Pummelling the Japs
  4. 4Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Bari Bombed
  5. *Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Trailer - 15/

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
Section Title
Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Bevin’s Boys. DESCRIPTION: Mr Bevin’s "ballotees" prepare to go down the mines, at a Training Centre in Swinton, Lancs., they are taught truck handling etc. SHOTLIST: Cut story - Ballotees arriving at Training Centre. GS of ballotees being questioned by Ministry of Labour reps. (in sound). GS of boys receiving outfit & kit. CU Ray Neckles trying on tin-hat. Group of ballotees walk into camera. GV of boys handling trucks, shown how to straighten railway lines, stacking props. Experienced miners handling trucks at pithead. Ballotees leaving pithead. CU types of boys. Two walk into camera. CU of David Hewetson (public schoolboy from St Bees) & Bill Hibbs from Wigan talking about why they have decided to become miners.
Keywords
Education and training; Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Industry and manufacture; Mining; Safety devices; Youth
Locations
England; Lancashire; Swinton
Card file number
44484
Credits:
Camera
J. L. Ramsden
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
117
Story extras:

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