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Title:NATIONAL SERVICE - WOMEN'S LAND ARMY [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 534
Summary: Partly dramatised recruiting film for the Women's Land Army in Britain, 1917.
Description: An acted scene of a woman looking at a recruiting poster, which shows Britannia appealing for Land Army recruits. Britannia comes alive from the poster and points the woman to her job. A woman of the Land Army ploughs behind two horses. Britannia appeals for more recruits.
Production Details: Broadwest Films (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Women's Land Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: recruitment, British civilian: Women's Land Army (object name)
propaganda, British - practical: recruitment (Women's Land Army) (object name)
agriculture, British - arable (object name)
GB, England (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 124 ft; Running time: 2 mins
Notes: Summary: the First World War use of the term 'National Service' to mean, exclusively, voluntary non-military service on the Home Front, should be noted
Technical: IWM 534 was formerly part of IWM 549-01+02. It is held in one can with IWM 535 and IWM 536