War effort: the rubber drive.
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The Rubber Drive. This is a stirring patriotic call for rubber made by the Commercial Broadcasting Service of New Zealand as a part of the World War II war effort.
Listeners are urged to save scrap rubber for the Royal Navy.
The programme features music and a rousing script (written by Dorothy Haigh) which invokes English history and the British Empire, including historical figures such as Queen Elizabeth I and Francis Drake.
The last section ends with the words: "every ounce of rubber is a sacred trust". A particularly good example of wartime propaganda.
Reference number 36438
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
2YA (Radio station : Wellington, N.Z.)
Date [02 Dec 1942]