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Calling Blighty: Issue 241


Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India



Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

12 mins 0 secs


Servicemen in Malaya 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 over a bridge and towards the camera singing ‘Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty’. Messages are delivered in relaxed settings around the grounds, before the film ends with the whole group marching towards the camera singing ‘Show Me the Way to Go Home’ and saying cheerio as they pass.


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