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Bampton Shows the Way
Bampton Shows the Way

Bampton Shows the Way 1941


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Bampton Shows the Way 1941

6 mins United Kingdom Director. Bladon Peake

Hearty enthusiasm is the dish of the day in this patriotic tale of a Devon village leading the way in the government's Dig for Victory campaign by organising a Food Education Week. Part record of a real event, part dramatised propaganda, the film features staff and children at the local school in Bampton, who deliver their scripted lines with a touching blend of naturalism and embarrassment.

Directed by

Bladon Peake


Government sponsored film


World War II Schools Food Rationing War effort


Ration Book Britain Dig for Victory




United Kingdom



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