Stand by the Men Who Have Stood By You

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Cartoon, newsreel and acted appeal for the British people to buy National War Savings Certificates, 1917. An actress ""Britannia"" draws aside a curtain over a screen, flanked by silhouettes of two British soldiers. On the screen appears a genuine scene of refugees fleeing out of Belgium in 1914, followed by an acted scene of the Kaiser killing a Belgian woman. An acted scene of nurse Edith Cavell being shot. The film appeals for contributions to...