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Out Working

A Ministry of Information film encouraging the wartime public to increase productivity by “taking work to the workers”.

Government sponsored film 1945 13 mins

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Proof that a lack of factory floor space or experienced workers need not form a barrier to producing vital goods and equipment for the war effort. The wartime public demonstrate an ability to adapt their professional skills and help boost wartime industries in some unlikely location including a high street department store and even a home front family kitchen.