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The Story of British Pathe: Season 1

1x02 The Voice of Pathé

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  • 2011-08-25T20:00:00Z on BBC Two
  • 1h
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary
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The company's output really came into its own during the Second World War, when the distinctively clipped and relentlessly chipper commentaries by its announcer Bob Danvers-Walker provided stirring encouragement during the Blitz - and offered authoritative advice on how housewives struggling to feed their families on the ration could overcome privation and to 'make do and mend'.
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