Title Details

Fair Go for All

A film about the post-war ration book system in Australia.
Year : 1942 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
Harry Dearth seated at desk discussing ration coupons and CU holding a ration book. GS mother at table having tea with two older children discussing rationing with ECU to coupons in book. WWII
Access No. 20472 | 1 min 24 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Mother seated at table with two older children discussing rationing. Daughter stands up motioning clothing she would like. VS shopkeepers cutting coupons out of books in front of customers. MS well dressed shopkeeper shaking head refusing coupons from customer. WWII
Access No. 20473 | 26 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Older woman standing with younger woman at bus stop dabbing and fanning face with handkerchief and woman in summer clothes shivering at bus stop watched by younger woman in striped winter suit. CU's of coupons being cut out of book, parcel passed between hands, time-lapse desk calendar flipping through dates. CU bald headed baby chewing on dummy.
Access No. 20474 | 30 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Harry Dearth at desk addressing camera and GS family of four gathered around table looking at ration coupons talking to camera. CU hand darning hole in sock and pulling sock over foot. VS war action footage and soldier pausing to address camera saying Òc'mon, promiseÓ . WWII
Access No. 20475 | 58 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Family around table, father standing with arms around seated wife and son. All look towards camera as father speaks. WWII
Access No. 20476 | 13 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |