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Summary: A Halas and Batchelor cartoon on the need for scrap.
Description: Various items of rubbish are thrown at a cat, which complains at this mistreatment; a park railing suggests they should enlist, and they do so (the "recruiting office" is a salvage dump), they go to a factory where production stops for want of material, more "recruits" are gathered in from attics, cupboards etc. The original pieces of scrap become a shell which is fired into the heart of a Swastika: the Swastika 'explodes' into the caption "Mobilise Your Scrap".
Production Details: Ministry of Supply (Production sponsor)
Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Realist (Production company)
Taylor, John Elston1914-10-051992-09-15 (Production individual)
Anstey, Edgar (Production individual)
Halas, John (Production individual)
Batchelor, Joy (Production individual)
Meyer, Ernst H (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: propaganda, British - practical: appeal for scrap (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: 485 ft; Running time: 5 mins