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Summary: Documentary shows the variety of tasks assumed by British women since the outbreak of war, and thanks America for sending relief bundles to the victims of the London Blitz.
Description: American Ambassador to Great Britain John G Winant introduces film to its intended American audience by announcing from behind his desk that women in Britain, "these soldiers of democracy", are doing many things in wartime, thereby recalling Abraham Lincoln's dictum on the weaker sex.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Verity Films (Production company)
Birt, Louise (Production individual)
Welsh, Mary (Production individual)
Murrow, Janet (Production cast)
Winant, John Gilbert1889-02-231947-11-03US Diplomat - Ambassador to London 1941-1945 (Production cast)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Winant, John Gilbert (person)
Women's Land Army (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Women's Royal Naval Service (regiment/service)
Auxiliary Territorial Service (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force, Air Transport Auxiliary (regiment/service)
Women's Voluntary Service (regiment/service)
Keywords: GB, England & London, SW <Albert Memorial> (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Running time: 9 mins
Notes: Acquisition: 16mm copy found in 1992 in former cinema in Erie, Pennsylvania, presumably a relic from "British Ministry of Information" wartime distribution in USA.