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Title:FIGHTING U-BOATS IN A LONDON BACK GARDEN [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 549-10
Other titles:FILM TAGS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Very short inspirational piece demonstrating the amount of vegetables which can be grown in a back garden in the middle of London, 1918.
Description: A grandmother works hoeing the vegetable patch in a working class yard, which provides the daily vegetables for a family of five. A small child helps to water the garden. The grandmother, a "private in the civilian army", displays for the camera the turnips she has grown in the yard.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: propaganda, British - inspirational (object name)
propaganda, British - practical (object name)
agriculture, British - arable (object name)
GB, England & London, E (?) (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: 73 ft; Running time: 1 min