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Everybody's Business
Everybody's Business

Everybody's Business 1917


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Everybody's Business 1917

33 mins United Kingdom

"Want of food may become a greater foe than all the German armies" warns this ambitious dramatised propaganda film. It features some leading lights of stage and screen including Gerald du Maurier (father of the novelist Daphne), who plays the patriotically named soldier Tom Briton. The presentation of the film's message is also far from subtle, with the dialogue including lines such as "Really, Cook, you must stop wasting bread like this in war-time!"


Government sponsored film


Food Home fronts World War I Propaganda Rationing


1917 on film




United Kingdom



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