- Title: CF775
04:09:24 - 04:14:42
Glamorous 1940s women march in line. Women cadets marching. Women working in construction of aeroplane wings. Women working with power tools, drilling through metal and using pillar drill / pedestal drill. great shots of women in the workplace, good gvs of heavy machinery. Shaping of perspex. Women fixing and attaching propellers onto an aeroplane engine. Women putting electronics into a machine. Munitions factory, bullets being piled into boxes. Women sewing in a large room on sewing machines making parachutes. Woman blowing glass. Shipyard, good LA shot of the bow of a boat in a dry-dock. Women working on steel shells for boats, hammering in rivets and tightening screws on the hull of the ship. Woman in a hat walks into an employment office and has a meeting with a clerk. Free War Training Courses sign. Women in a classroom, being taught engineering by a male professor. Mathematical and technological drawings on the black board. Women taught how to weld. Welding with visors. Safety first. Lathes and drills used after training. Woman directs a plane on landing strip.
04:14:42 - 04:17:34
Woman scrubs the underside of an aeroplane wing. Montage of industries that women have taken over during the war effort: Polishing spotlights, driving buses, milk delivery, driving tractors. Men drinking soda on a bench. Marching during world war 1. Female nurses attending to male soldiers. Women working during WW1. Yeomanettes - female naval officers marching, then being assessed by Josephus Daniels, US Secretary of the Navy. Good montage of women working during war effort, marching in unison.
- Keywords:USA, WW2, WORLD WAR TWO, WOMEN AT WORK, ARMY RESERVES, NAVY RESERVES, NEWSREEL, WAR EFFORT, HOME FRONT, GENDER EQUALITY, WOMEN IN INDUSTRY
- Master Title:CF775