Can you believe your eyes? : Using film as evidence in history.
3) News film: government controlled
Most people recognise that during extreme situations the government controlled and produced a wide range of film material for public consumption. Many such films were made during WW2. Here is an example from the WW1. The message of this extract is to support the war effort. See if you think if it is successful!
For the Empire
Clip from “For the Empire”, 1916. By courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, 741.