Film ID:
NEFA 21840

TODAY AT SIX: FILM INSERT

1974

Visitor Tabs

Description

Film insert on an art exhibition named ‘The British Soldier’ at an unidentified gallery for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six on 18 April 1974.

Opens with a still of the poster advertising the exhibition ‘The British Soldier’. Close-ups follow of details of the paintings and drawings in the art exhibition including a wounded soldier, a barren battlefield, a crucified soldier in no man’s land, three crosses on a hill, a bombed-out building, two soldiers preparing to fight, temporary barracks, soldiers leaving trenches and in action, shipbuilders at work, a welder drinking from a can, soldiers in an air raid shelter, a doctor examining wounds, a poster proclaiming ‘”Fall In” Answer Now In Your Country’s Hour of Need’, soldiers in a waiting room, an injured soldier in agony. General view of the exhibition space. Close-up of a poster that reads: ‘Daddy, what did YOU do in the Great War