Photograph of a man operating a film projector in a village hall

Made:
31 May 1941
maker:
Daily Herald
and
Saidman

A photograph taken from the Daily Herald Archive showing a man operating a film projector in a village hall, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 31 May, 1941.

In a room decorated with patriotic posters and the Union flag this man is preparing to show a film for the Ministry of Information mobile film unit. Ministry of Information mobile film units showed films in towns and cinemas that did not have cinemas. Newsreels and propaganda films were intended to bolster civilian morale during the early years of the war.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/N06494
Materials:
emulsion and paper (fibre product)
type:
silver gelatin print