Film: 6386

Social History | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Post war youth 1940's
Spivs, bother boys, London wide boys and barrow boys. All these terms apply to rough youths in post war Britain.
Spivs holding up black market goods. Bananas and pineapples. The two spivs push a fruit stall or barrow through a London street.
Policeman attempts to direct the pair towards the employment offices. Sign on wall for the 1947 Employment Act. Shots of the exterior of the offices.

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