TLF ID M011960
This is a film about life, work and leisure in an English country town in 1943 and the changes brought about by World War II. Narrated by an actor in the role of the town's newspaper editor, the film discusses how food control and rationing have changed the markets and developed people's sense of interdependence; describes the town's industries in wartime and the roles taken on by women and city people; identifies its rising and changing population; and shows its leisure activities. The film is in black-and-white and runs for 15 mins 19 secs. Background information about the film is also included.