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Calling Blighty: Issue 402

 

Produced by:

Directorate for Army Welfare in India

Date:

1944-46

Film Details:

35mm, black & white, sound

Running Time:

9 mins 58 secs

Description:

A group of servicemen from York, Leeds and Doncaster (and other parts of South Yorkshire) are filmed together in a jungle clearing, seated in the background in front of huts, as each man takes his turn to come forward to the camera to send a personal message home to his loved ones. The Sargeant Major leads them into a chorus or two of “On Ilkley Moor bar tat” to finish.

 

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