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Title:OLD MOTHER HUBBARD - NEW VERSION [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 1177b
Other titles:FILM TAGS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Short piece encouraging people in Britain to save bones for munitions, summer 1918.
Description: In an acted scene "Old Mother Hubbard" offers her dog (played by Mac, the Hepworth collie) a bone, which he refuses. The caption points out that bone is used in munitions, and eighteen pounds of bone will fire an 18-pounder shell. The film shows these shells being stockpiled by British soldiers, and German soldiers (acted) running away under shellfire.