Ration Books and Rabbit Pies: Films from the Home Front (DVD)
Public information films, and adverts from WWII, from the brilliant BFI archive.
This fascinating collection brings together a selection of public information films, propaganda shorts and adverts from WWII drawn from the BFI Archive all
of which give essential advice to a nation in an age of austerity.
Amongst the handy hints and tips, we learn how to support the war effort from home by rationing, staying healthy, growing vegetables, cooking and salvaging. Also included is an illustrated booklet with essays, films notes and full film credits.
Cookery Tips Cookery Hints: Oatmeal Porridge When the Pie was Opened Mrs T and her Cabbage Patch Two Cooks and a Cabbage Tea Making Tips Food Flash: Milk, Fish and Potatoes Save Your Shillings and Smile Did You Ever See a Dream Talking Keep Them Safe Keep Them Happy Bob-in the Pound Save Your Shillings and Smile Get Cracking Food Flash: Bread and Dough Make Do and Mend Salvage with a Smile Wisdom of the Wild Sabotage! Mrs Mopp Entertains Wicked Witch Dustbin Parade Little Annie's Rag Book Little Miss Muddlehead Food Flash: Ration Books Fighting Fit Fitness Wins: 4 and 20 Fit Girls A-Tish-oo! ABCD of Health Round Figures Food Flash: Eggs, Cocoa and Cod Liver Oil Dig For Victory The Backyard Front Bampton Shows The Way Food Flash: Canteens and Rats
UK | 1940-1944 | black and white | English language | 151 minutes | Original aspect ratio 1.33:1 | DVD9 | PAL | Dolby Digital 1.0 mono (160kbps) | Cert E | Region 0
Running Time: 151 minutes
Region: All Regions
Release Date: 18 Jan. 2016