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Title:THE TEAM (IT ALL DEPENDS ON ME) [Main Title]
Film Number:UKY 318
Other titles:IT ALL DEPENDS ON ME [Alternative Title]
Summary: The importance of cooperation in the war effort.
Description: A group of children playing enthusiastic but ill-disciplined football is watched by George Allison of Arsenal Football Club. He explains to them the importance of team spirit, illustrating his point by an Arsenal goal in a football match; he then broadens the message to take in the war effort with its many different aspects (services, industry, nursing, fire fighting, etc) - film closes with representative types saying "It all depends on me... and me... and me..." until one of the original children says "and you". Some of the boys have been identified by W Bates as Dennis Runchman (referee), Johnny Eagles, Alan Oakman, Michael Williams, Ken Hayden, Peter Titmus, Mervin Hough, Neil Fox (?) and by J Giro as Graham Hurst and Tommy Southren.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Welwyn Studios (Production company)
Arliss, Leslie (Production individual)
Lee, Norman (Production individual)
Harvey, William (Production individual)
Anscombe, Ronald (Production individual)
Benson, H (Production individual)
Ross, A (Production individual)
Newton, Janet (Production individual)
Park, Phil (Production individual)
Irving, Ernest (Production individual)
Allison, George (Production cast)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Arsenal Football Club (regiment/service)
Keywords: propaganda, British - inspirational (object name)
recreation, British civilian - sport: football (object name)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 475 ft; Running time: 5 mins
Notes: Documentation/associated material: COI file - script, credits
Summary: names of young particpants are noted in COI file. (21/4/2005 KGTG). COI file also contains correspondence with Jaume Giro providing information on the history of Welwyn Studios and further identification of some of the participants in The Team (13/10/2016 FK).